Lunge Articles

Build muscle with the Lunge, one of the best exercises for an athlete trying to build lower body power. Discover variations that are effective no matter what you sport you play, and learn technique keys from pro and college strength coaches to make sure you're performing Lunges—and its variations—properly.

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7 Essential Warm-Up Drills That Most Athletes Ignore

Warming up is an often overlooked but very important part of a training session that should never be overlooked. When talking warm ups, dynamic is best,...

4 Kettlebell Strength Exercises for Beginners

Barbells are a great way to build strength as they allow for heavy loads to be lifted. However, when it comes to entering the weight room for the first...

8 Single-Leg Exercises for Sports Performance and Health

Single-leg strength is a critical and overlooked aspect of sports performance training. Too many athletes would rather load up a barbell Squat or Dead...

Get Stronger on Summer Vacation With This 15-Exercise Outdoor Workout

A Full-Body Summer Outdoor Workout: Convenient Sports Conditioning Curb and Sidewalk Exercises By Jim Carpentier, CSCS When you can't get to the school...

How to Add Leg Strength Without Squats

Squats are great, let's just get that out of the way. The squat pattern is a wonderful way to build lower body strength and is often viewed as the...

Use High-Intensity Continuous Training to Improve Power and Endurance

Recently, this High Intensity Continuous Training article inspired me to learn and perform this protocol. Mike Robertson is a leader in our field for...

How to Train on the Road With Resistance Bands

Portable, Convenient Resistance Cables: Your Go-To Indoor/Outdoor Offseason Summer Workout Equipment By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Heading to a summer...

This Warm-Up Method Primes Your Muscles to Safely Lift Heavier Weights

We know that the old school warm up where you simply complete a few sets of lighter work before you main sets isn't optimal. We also know that rolling...

How to Maintain Strength During Your Soccer Season

To effectively design a strength training program for the in-season soccer player you must always take into account game volume, practice time and...

How to Work Out When You Have Sore Shoulders

Preventing and Overcoming Sore Shoulders While Continuing Upper Body Workouts By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Don't let tight or achy shoulders from tossing too...

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