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Why Your Ab Workout Isn't Actually Strengthening Your Core

"Hey Coach, can you give me a good ab workout?" It's a question I get all the time. My response is usually something along the lines of "Are you at...

Why Soccer Players Need Rotational Power (and How to Build it)

If you want to be the best soccer player possible, you need rotational power. While I am all for Squats, Lunge variations, Pull-ups, Push-ups and D...

Knee Valgus Is the Movement Deficiency That Plagues Many Young Athletes

Knee Valgus refers to a moment during a squat or jumping movement where the knees cave in toward one another. Perhaps you're familiar with the imag...

How to Build an Effective Gym on a Shoestring Budget

I am often asked by aspiring trainers and coaches how they can go about upgrading or designing a home gym for either themselves and/or small group ses...

4 Squat Variations Every Athlete Should Know

It should not be news to you that the Back Squat is a critical exercise for the strength and conditioning of athletes. The Back Squat trains athlet...

The Best Training Tool to Strengthen Your Posterior Chain and Prevent Knee Injuries

Most gyms don't have a Glute Ham Developer, or GHD. If your gym does, it's likely misused, underused or not used at all. That's a shame, because th...

Why Band-Assisted Jumps are the Missing Link for Your Explosive Training

Athletes are in the unending pursuit to enhance explosiveness. Who doesn't want to jump higher, sprint faster, hit harder and cut faster? The ability ...

Why Athletes Should Pull Twice as Often as They Push Inside the Weight Room

As a coach, one of my main goals with workout programming is balance. Creating an equally partitioned regimen so that no body part gets left behind is...

Car Fit: 4 Exercises for Your Next Road Trip

With camps, tournaments, showcases, college visits and everything else, youth athletes can spend a ton of time on the road. While this travel time ...

3 Resistance Band Exercises to Improve Posture and Heal Your Shoulders

These days, it's hard to find anyone with truly good posture. Just think about how the majority of people spend their time: Students are likely fou...

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