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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This Simple Test Will Tell You Whether You're at Risk for an ACL Tear

Find out if you're at risk for an ACL tear with the drop jump landing test. Often times as athletes we are only concerned with how high we jump or how...

Take This Simple Test to Measure Your Speed and Quickness

WHAT IS IT? Speed test. The 10 yd Sprint to Decel test gives athletes the ability to measure both linear acceleration and deceleration all in one test....

Recover From a Tackle or Bodycheck Faster With This Workout

Supersetting Seated, Supine, Side and Prone Exercises with Standing Movements for Enhancing Sports Performance By Jim Carpentier, CSCS In sports,...

An 8-Week Training Program for a Higher Vertical Jump

The vertical jump is a benchmark test to help determine athleticism and power. In addition to helping to determine athleticism and power, it is also a...

3 Workout Finishers to Prepare for an Obstacle Course Race

Obstacle course race season is just starting. In these races you need to muster up all your strength and endurance to complete the race. This means you...

Fix Your Hips in 5 Minutes

Sitting at a desk all day stinks. I sit at a computer writing articles like this one. Many of you are stuck at school in some horribly uncomfortable d...

This Weightlifting and Yoga Combo Workout Builds Strength and Prevents Injuries

Up the ante on your workouts by adding weight to this yoga pose, yoking breath with explosive power. I've blended traditional yoga poses with...

12 Dynamic Mobility Exercises That Alleviate Tight Muscles and Prevent Injuries

A Dozen Sports and Exercise Performance-Boosting/Injury-Preventive Dynamic Warm-Up Movements By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Perhaps the most important part of...

Why Single-Leg Exercises Are Crucial to Building Lower-Body Strength

Split Squats and Lunges are often labeled "sissy" exercises. At worst, they're deemed suitable only for chicks strutting around on the gym floor rocking...

How This Type of Weightlifting Will Make You Sprint Faster

Force-Vector training takes into account each exercise's direction of resistance. For sports performance, force vector training is a beneficial strategy...

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