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7 Important Elements to a Better Workout Program

Let's start off by saying if you are still training by a body part workout program you're probably a dinosaur. It is safe to say that our profession has...

6 Core Strengthening Exercises That Don't Require Movement and Aren't Planks

Core training is very important for athletic performance; Having a core that is stronger and has better endurance can improve almost everything...

Why Everything You Know About Core Training is Wrong

The days of using Sit-Ups and Crunches to increase core strength are long gone. Planks and stability exercises have come into favor, thanks to the...

How to Build Arm Strength for Baseball Before Your Season

Baseball players are typically ranked on five tools. One of those five tools is arm strength. How to build arm strength for baseball is at the top of...

Strengthen Your Core With 2 Simple Anti-Rotational Exercises

strengthen your core (delete) Since strength and power emanate "from the inside out," improving core strength and stability is important to athletic...

When Not to Try Unstable Hockey Training

The use of unstable surface or balance training has become very popular in hockey circles. The logic is often that it helps train balance which is...

Golfers: Build a Strong Core for a More Powerful and Accurate Swing

What Is Core? What is the core? When asked, most will point to their abs. The real truth about the core is that it consists of everything between your...

Reebok Summer Gear for the CrossFit Athlete

Even though it's not technically summer where you live (although the temperatures may indicate otherwise), it's time to get in shape. Many are turning...

Planking Gone Wrong: Core Training that Can Hurt Your Athletic Potential

Most athletes now know that core training with planking exercises can improve athletic performance in a variety of ways, and many have added it to their...

Best Core Training Exercise for Lacrosse

Your core strength plays a key roll in your ability to transfer power from your lower body (legs and hips) to your upper body (shoulders and arms).  In...

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