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3 Easy Ways to Make a Plank More Difficult

The plank is one of those staple isometric core exercises that everyone includes in their program at one time or another because it's easy to perform...

Crush Your Obliques With This Side Plank Variation

Given that we know the purpose of the core muscles is to resist movement to protect the spine and support the visceral organs, rather than to...

6 Ways to Squeeze In an Effective Workout Over Thanksgiving Break

Time-Saving Tips When In-Season Workout Time Is Limited By Jim Carpentier, CSCS For individual athletes, teams, and coaches, scheduling quality time in...

5 Painfully Common Mistakes That Make Core Workouts Useless (or Worse)

Walk into any gym in America and you're likely to see a bunch of really bad core training ideas—Crunches, Side Bends, "ab finishers." Often you'll...

3 Advanced Core Exercises to Take Your Strength to the Next Level

It's no secret that effective core training is far beyond the days of countless reps of sit-ups, crunches and other old school staples. There has never...

2 Workouts That Build Muscle Without Moving

Defying Your Biggest Opponent in the Gym: Resisting Gravity to Build Strength and Size and Endurance By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Whether performing...

EXCLUSIVE: Karl-Anthony Towns' Beastly Off-Season Workout

In many ways, 2015 NBA Rookie of the Year Karl-Anthony Towns is like the kid he was two years ago when he was a high schooler. Only now he has money, ...

Prevent Shoulder Injuries With 5 TRX Shoulder Exercises

The shoulder is a complex joint in that it has a lot of moving pieces to it in order for it to maintain some degree of health. The thoracic spine,...

A 90-Second Plank Routine That Builds a Strong Core

Athletes of all ages are always looking for the best core strengthening exercises. There are many trainers and coaches that develop extreme abdominal...

5 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Running is an excellent way to stay in shape, whether its for general fitness or a specific sport. Not only does it provide stellar physical benefits...

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