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Do Power Naps Actually Work? Here's What The Research Says

For most people, the word "nap" conjures images of drowsy toddlers and sleepy seniors. It doesn't exactly evoke chiseled athletes at the apex of hu...

Use Pre-Exhaustion Supersets to Get Stronger

One question that strength coaches constantly get is: how do I push through a plateau. There are lots of ways to train around your main lifts to improve...

Stop Obsessing Over Your One-Rep Max

"How much do you bench, bro?" Right now in a gym somewhere, some lifter just asked someone else this question, and far too often this is not only asked...

2 Proven Ways to Progress Through a Training Plateau

An athlete gets stronger by applying a greater training stress to the body than it has previously experience, which can be enabled by using a strength...

4 Lifting Strategies That Limit Fatigue and Ensure Strength Gains

Fatigue in strength training is a fine line to walk. On one side if you push to hard and it accumulates you risk injury, decreased performance (in sport...

3 Simple Tips to Prevent Overtraining

Prevent Overtraining- Overtraining education for your fitness performance MATT CRAWLEY, MS, CSCS*D, RSCC, USATF-1, FRC Overtraining is a controversial...

These Do's and Don'ts of Resting Between Sets Will Maximize Your Workout

Training for strength requires long rest times. Your muscles need 3 to 5 minutes to recover after you lift near your max to prevent fatigue from impai...

10 Ways to Change Your Workouts to Suit Your Energy Levels

Autoregulation is defined as adapting the training session according the current state of the athlete. Some days, an athlete's energy will be through...

Could This Non-Prescription Sleep Aid Be Your Key To Improved Focus And Performance?

Not getting enough sleep can have disastrous consequences. The scary part is that most Americans are feeling those consequences at this very moment...

The Strange Recovery Tool Athletes Are Using to Improve Their Performance and Prevent Injuries

Ice, heat, ultrasound and electric stimulation are well-known recovery and rehab tools. However, did you know that light can also be included in this ...

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