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Build Explosive Power with Box Squats

Build Power with Box Squats By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Keep doing traditional Barbell Squats (and Deadlifts) in or near the Squat rack to stimulate lower...

Is Travis Kelce More Athletic than Rob Gronkowski?

The NFL has gone high-tech. New for the 2015 season, every player has a tracker embedded in his shoulder pads that collects data like velocity, dist...

Cam Newton's Workout

When Cam Newton unleashes a rocket-powered pass or zooms by a hapless defender, his athleticism looks effortless. But the reason it looks easy on ...

Build Healthy Shoulders With 5 Rotator Cuff-Strengthening Exercises

The rotator cuff consists of four small muscles - infraspinatus, supraspinatus, subscapularus, teres minor - that help to stabilize the shoulder joint...

The Strength and Endurance Plyo Box Workout

A Plyo Box Workout for Peak Sports Performance By Jim Carpentier, CSCS The plyo box is a common and convenient sports conditioning tool for building...

9 Benefits of Eating Strawberries Everyday

Strawberries are awesome. A big, ripe juicy strawberry ranks right up there as one of the most irresistible foods mother nature offers. Not only a...

What to Do if You Experience Shoulder Pain When You Bench Press

The bench press and shoulder press are perhaps the two exercises most likely to cause pain within the shoulder. Being that these are also two of the...

Meet the PCL, The Lesser-Known Knee Ligament That's Keeping NFL Players on the Sidelines

What do Andre Ellington, Eric Decker, Kyle Williams and Breshad Perriman have in common? Each of these NFL stars has been dealing with a PCL injury ...

Developing Rotational Power for Baseball, Tennis and Golf

Just looking at a baseball pitcher or hitter, tennis player or golf swing will tell you the importance of rotational power in these activities. If...

Bench Press Breakdown: The Flat, Incline and Decline

What's the biggest fear of average gym-goers? Embarrassing themselves. Everyone likes to come off as an all-knowing weight room warrior, and no on...

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