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5 Training Tips You Should Steal From WWE and NXT Superstars

Tune into an episode of WWE Raw or NXT, and you'll find some of the greatest athletes on the planet showcasing their talents. Many modern superstar...

What is an Accessory Exercise? Everything You Need to Know About These Training Staples

If you're new to strength training, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed by the avalanche of vocabulary words being thrown your way. Not only are you...

Functional Fitness: What It Is and Why It's Important

So much of our workout practice is focused on the big goals, like running faster, lifting more or bulking up. But there's more to fitness than these c...

5 Weightlifting Myths You Can Definitely Ignore

Show me five people lifting weights in a gym, and I will show you six different opinions on what gives the best results or how you should lift. Weight...

Combine Freeweight and Bodyweight Exercises for Easy Supersets

Body Weight vs. Free Weight Exercises? Two Tough Workouts Mixing Both Training Methods By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Visualize a gym with one side comprising...

Leonard Fournette Melted Down His Old Trophies and Turned Them Into Weights for a High School Football Team

Leonard Fournette isn't looking back. He's not reminiscing on being the No. 1 running back recruit in the nation coming out of St. Augustine Hi...

Stabilizer Muscles: What They Are and Why They're So Important

Stabilizer muscles. It's a term that gets thrown around a lot on the internet—including here on STACK.com—but do you actually know what it mean...

Why Doing Your Core Training at the End of Your Workout is Not the Best Approach

If you want to rearrange your workout, organization is certainly important. You don't want to dive headfirst into heavy lifts without a warm-up, b...

Should Athletes Do the Hack Squat?

The Hack Squat is a popular exercise used by many weightlifters for lower body development. It is performed on a sled that allows you to squat on a...

Free Weights vs. Machines: Which is the Better Way to Lift Weights?

Why Free Weights Are Better Than Machines By Jim Carpentier, CSCS It's tempting for athletes and non-athletes to perform an exercise on a more...

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