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The Biggest Mistake in Youth Strength Training Programs

Between the few hundred junior hockey players I've coached over the past years, I've noticed a common trend that keeps repeating itself like a horrid...

Steal This Strength-Building Workout from the Soviet Special Forces

Need to get strong in a hurry? This method, developed for the Spetsnaz, the special forces group in the former Soviet Union—still active in prese...

Finish Your Week Strong With This 20-Minute AMRAP Workout

Everyday is a great day to be an athlete. Especially when it's Friday. Your week of training is coming to an end and in most weight rooms Fridays can be...

These 3 Pull-Up Tips Will Fix Your Form and Build a Stronger Back

The Problem With The Pull Up* The pull up* and it's many variations are staple movements in nearly every type of strength, performance and muscle...

33-Year-Old Steelers Running Back DeAngelo Williams is a Workout Animal

The Pittsburgh Steelers might have the best backup running back in the NFL. Since their starter Le'Veon Bell is out until Week 4 on a suspension, ...

Why You Should Build Strength During Your Sports Season

"How to get stronger during the competitive season?" That's a question more athletes should be asking. It's funny how many athletes pride themselves on...

A Training Plan to Perform Your First Pull-Up

The pull-up is a defining symbol of strength for many female athletes... I mean... You want to be able to hit at least 1 pull up, right? Women are at a...

Improve Your Body's Ability to Move With Eccentric and Isometric Exercises

Increasing athleticism is all about learning how to move optimally. This involves acquiring sufficient range of motion within the joints, as well as...

Why Weightlifting Speed is So Important to Making Strength Gains

What Can Rep Tempo do For Your Training? Shane Trotter CSCS, ISSA Walk into the local gym and you'll inevitably see lines of athletes at the bench press...

3 Exercises to Help You Do More Pull-Ups

You might be a fan of the old time pictures of great bodybuilders like Dave Draper or Arnold Schwarzenegger performing this exercise on the iconic...

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