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Why Training to Failure Can Actually Hinder Your Strength, Power and Explosiveness Gains

Training to failure. If you're unfamiliar with the term, it refers to performing as many reps during a set as you possibly can. Only once your body...

How an Indiana Basketball Freshman Gained 12 Pounds of Muscle In Under a Month

When an incoming freshman arrives on campus for summer workouts, they can make some amazing gains in a short period of time. Getting into a college...

How You Can Build Muscle With Cardio Workouts

Bigger, stronger, faster – the universal desire of coaches and athletes. The Phase Potentiation model delivers on all three goals. It is implemented by...

3 Easy Muscle-Building Hacks

Simply put, hypertrophy is an increase in muscle size, which is accomplished through muscular tension and damage; ideal hypertrophy training calls for...

This Chest Workout Builds Muscle Mass and Power

If you can't tell by now, I'll just go ahead and say it: I love chest day. Haha, There are so many different ways to get a good chest workout in but...

How Performing More Sets With Less Rest Builds Size, Strength and Power

Athletes have three goals: 1) Build muscle 2) Get stronger 3) Increase explosiveness Some athletes only want one of these things. Some want to be strong...

Vary Your Rep Range for Greater Gains

Dunking a basketball, Deadlifting 600, growing big biceps – these are all things I wanted when I started lifting. But there was a problem. I didn't know...

3 Scientifically Proven Ways to Build Muscle

A key aim of many athletic performance programs is to build muscle. A foundation for increased strength and power; resilience to injury and improved...

Build More Muscle With Weightlifting Pyramid Sets

If you use this precious time wisely to build muscle mass, you will surely strike fear into your opponent the next go around.The moment of truth has...

Use Cluster Training to Do More Reps in Less Time

A while back I had the opportunity to attend a conference and listen to some of the best college strength and conditioning coaches in the country spill...

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