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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...

Why You Shouldn't Structure Your Workouts Like a Bodybuilder

Athletes are not bodybuilders. Now, before I get shoved into a gym locker by 250 pounds of hairless muscle, let me clarify; a bodybuilder is an athlete...

The Beginner's Guide to Strength Training

Walking into a gym for the first time can be quite intimidating. Strong lifters will be moving massive amounts of weight while you might have a hard t...

Why Jumping Rope is a Must for Athletes

The jump rope is an exercise that a lot of us spent a few days on in PE during elementary school and then forgot all about. But it is an extremely...

This Single-Leg RDL Variation Will Help You Get Faster and Prevent Injuries

The banded single-leg RDL (Romanian Deadlift) with a row is a great exercise to train the hamstrings, glutes, lower back and lats how to decelerate and...

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...

5 Ways to Build Core Strength by Carrying Heavy Weights

A strong and stable core is essential in athletic performance and injury prevention. Without a stable core, an athlete would not be able to express the...

Learn to Perform Kettlebell Swings Correctly by Avoiding Common Form Mistakes

Kettlebell Swings were once exclusively performed by athletes in the Soviet Union. Now you'd be hard pressed to walk through a gym and not see at leas...

Get Strong for MMA With Loaded Carries

Loaded carries are one of the best bang-for-your-buck exercises for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competitors, MMA fighters, or grapplers of any kind. They...

Why the Upright Row is Bad for Your Shoulders (With Safe and Effective Alternatives)

The Upright Row is an exercise that targets the shoulders when you pull a barbell or dumbbells vertically to shoulder height in front of your body. Al...

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