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Why Ample Rest Is Key to Building More Fast-Twitch Muscle Fiber

Athletes are always interested in "getting more fast twitch." Everyone has two general types of muscle—slow-twitch muscle fibers (also known as t...

Why Endurance Athletes Need to Lift Heavy Weights

It's always been a common thought that endurance athletes, if they lift at all, should lift lighter weights while using a higher repetition scheme. Th...

The Training That's Made Dwight Freeney an Ageless Pass-Rushing Wonder

Dwight Freeney is still terrorizing quarterbacks. The 37-year-old defensive end recently signed with the Seattle Seahawks, and his debut proved he'...

Recover From Injuries Faster With Blood Flow Restriction Training

Ever wonder if there is a way to improve strength and muscle size, all while recovering from an injury? Enter blood flow restriction training (BFR)....

3 Tips to Instantly Increase your Vertical Jump

For many, the vertical jump is the single best test of power and overall athleticism. Coaches often use this test as a quick indicator for athletic...

How Marcus Mariota Got Ready for the NFL Draft

Former University of Oregon quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota is not sitting idle in anticipation for the 2015 NFL Draft. He's ...

UFC Welterweight Tyron Woodley's Explosive MMA Barbell Circuit

Tyron "The Chosen One" Woodley doesn't often hold a height advantage over opponents in the UFC welterweight division. However, the 5'9" Woodley pos...

UPROz Coil Resistance Trainer: Increase Agility, Balance and Explosiveness

"Athletes aren't made, they're coiled," says the tagline for a new training device, the UPROz Coil Resistance Trainer. Resistance bands are primarily ...

University of Michigan Explosive Conditioning Tips

One law I abide by is that the body conforms and adapts to the intensities it is habitually subject to. If your training is slow on a regular basis, y...

Improve Dorsiflexion Flexibility

Runners often point their toes down when planting their foot, which is not correct form, according to Randy Hadley, U.S. Olympic Track and Field coach...

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