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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...

Try This Exercise Hack to Challenge Your Core

Core exercises are a misunderstood breed of exercise. People are always looking to find ways to make them more challenging. Through decreasing the...

Holiday Wish List: New Balance Merino Half-Zip: A Lightweight Top That Stores Everything a Runner Needs

Man, that pocket is big. Situated right over your heart, marked by a reflective stripe that might just save your life, the storage spot in New Bala...

WATCH: NFL Players Take on Pro Bodybuilders in a Bench Press Contest

NFL Combine athletes put up ridiculous numbers in the Bench Press test. Some of the bigger athletes can do over 40 reps of 225 pounds. To ma...

A Bench That Can Change the Way You Train

Too often, people work in the gym without a spotter—either because they don't want to impose on a friend or they don't feel like tracking someone do...

'Game of Thrones' Actor Crowned Europe's Strongest Man

Known throughout the world primarily for his role as Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane on HBO's Game of Thrones, Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson competed ...

Scrawny to Brawny: How to Build Strength and Muscle When You're Skinny

Many athletes need to be stronger than ever in order to keep up with the competition. In addition to sports-specific training, the focus on strength...

Missed Reps: When Failure Training Goes Wrong

It's bench press day. A young athlete hops under a bar loaded with more weight than he can handle. He unracks it, completes one sloppy rep and barely...

3 Reasons Why You're Not Getting Stronger

Getting stronger is awesome. We want to be able to lift so much weight that even the girl 2 blocks away will get impregnated by our sheer awesomeness....

The RGIII Workout

"In football, they say that speed kills," RGIII says. So it's no surprise that his workout focuses largely on explosive movements performed wit...

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