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Take the 30-Day Core Strength Challenge

Creating balance across the core is fundamental for elite athletes. Anti-rotational exercises such as planks can create balance for improved connected...

Build Muscle on the Road With This 15-Minute Workout

Sun's out gun's out! I love this time of the year. This is when we get to break free from the indoors and get an intense outdoor workout in. There is...

5 Core Exercises That Will Make Your Other Moves More Effective

If you want washboard abs, get your nutrition locked down. If you want true core strength keep on reading.. Washboard abs without true core strength is...

Build a Strong Core With This Intense Full-Body Workout

Two Ways to Simultaneously Strengthen Core Muscles and Flatten Your Stomach without Planks or Crunches By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Strong core muscles and a...

Maintain Strength During the Season With These 20-Minute Workouts

Two In-Season Condensed and Intense Total Body Workouts By Jim Carpentier, CSCS In-season workouts help maintain and/or build muscle so athletes stay...

The 14 Best Posterior Chain Exercises. Period.

You may be wondering what exactly is the posterior chain? Anatomically speaking, posterior means back, so it includes all of the muscles from your upper...

10 Ways to Make Push-Ups More Challenging and Effective

Push-Ups are one of the most underrated exercises. Once you begin benching a ton of weight, Push-Ups often take second fiddle. Who wants to do an exer...

Try This Bulgarian Split Squat Variation for Powerful Legs

The Bulgarian Split Squat by itself is one of those exercises that looks like it won't have much benefit for your training, but it can contribute to...

Start Spring Workouts With These Muscle-Building Reps

Start Spring Workouts with These Muscle-Building Reps By Jim Carpentier, C.S.C.S. The start of spring signifies change, renewal, and regrowth – and it's...

How to Build Maximal Strength, the True Measure of Brute Force

Maximal strength is critical for sports performance. It impacts sprinting, jumping, throwing, hitting, batting, kicking, stopping, changing directions,...

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