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Master These 4 Exercises to Improve Your Bench Press

In my experience performing and coaching the bench press, I've determined that the bench has its own "Big 4" exercises that work so effectively to...

3 Squat Variations for Tall Athletes

We've all heard it before, "The squat is the king of the lower body exercises." This may be true because it gives you the most bang for your buck when...

Can Your Handle This 1,000 Rep Plate Workout?

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7zLjivmAG0&t=19s Short on time? Low on equipment? Or just want to get in a great full body workout? Then I've...

3 Reasons Why Softball Players Should Avoid the Bench Press

3 Reasons Why Softball Players Should Avoid Bench Pressing Unfortunately, in many college weight rooms the bench press is a tool countless strength...

The Absolute Easiest Way to Increase Strength and Power

Athletes are always looking for the newest secret to increase strength and explosive power. We are never short on methods to use for these goals –...

How to Properly Use Olympic Lifting to Improve Sports Performance

  There's a good chance you will come across Olympic lifts in your training program in your athletic career—especially if you're a football play...

Build a Strong and Sturdy Back With This Tri-Set

Supersets can have several purposes. For more efficient workouts, athletes can pair pushing and pulling exercises. Barbell Bench Press and Dumbbell Rows...

The Training That Built Myles Garrett Into an NFL Pass-Rushing Monster

Football fans will have to wait a couple more weeks before they get to see Myles Garrett unleash his talents on the NFL. The Cleveland Browns rooki...

Master Your Push Press Form to Develop Total-Body Power

The Push Press is an explosive lift that is a derivative of the classic Olympic Lifts. It's one of the best total-body exercises, developing lower-bod...

How to Master Your Clean and Jerk Form

The Clean and Jerk is one of the two lifts that athletes compete in at the Olympic Games. It's also a potent exercise for developing total-body power....

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