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Why Crunches Are Ruining Your Ability to Sprint Faster

If you've been paying attention, you know that Crunches are no longer a favorite exercise of elite athletes and the people who train them. Unless y...

5 Advanced Core Exercises for Soccer Players

I am not a fan of Crunches. It is a bold statement, but Crunches do not translate to improved soccer performance or reduced risk of injury on the p...

Can You Pass This 30-Second Core Strength Test?

Athletes need a strong core. A strong core increases your power in your sport-specific skills, helps fight off injury and allows you to safely lift mo...

Why The Reverse Crunch Is Your Shortcut to Six-Pack Abs

Reverse Crunches are a much better use of your time than traditional Crunches. Traditional Crunches put unnecessary pressure on your spine. Reverse...

Try 2 Decline Bench Core Exercises for Stronger Abs

Test Your Core Strength with These Two Exercises on a Decline Bench By Jim Carpentier, CSCS A strong core is essential for reducing injury risk in...

2 Workouts That Will Build an Athletic Core

Make Core Training a 2017 Sports Performance and Fitness Resolution Priority By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Weak abdominal, groin, lower and middle back...

Build Muscle and Burn Fat With At-Home Circuit Workout

So you took some time off to let your body heal and catch up. Maybe your season just ended or maybe you just needed some time away from the gym to reset...

5 Tips for Faster Flip Turns

When swimmers think about improving performance the conversation tends to steer towards conditioning. More meters, more yardage, more sessions. But...

3 Advanced Core Exercises to Take Your Strength to the Next Level

It's no secret that effective core training is far beyond the days of countless reps of sit-ups, crunches and other old school staples. There has never...

6 Awesomely-Effective Workouts That Only Take 30 Minutes

In a perfect world, you always have time to complete your full workout. And you have a billions dollars and own a private island. Unfortunately, li...

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