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How Bar Position Can Make or Break Your Front Squat

The Back Squat will likely always be the most popular Squat variation, but my favorite rests the barbell directly on your collarbone and can put you t...

4 Split Squat Variations That Build Strong Legs

The Bulgarian split squat, also known as the rear foot elevated squat, is arguably one of the best squat variations for athletes. These squats are...

Build Hamstring Strength with These Accessory Exercises

So you know you hamstrings are important for athletic performance and general strength right? Building more hamstring strength can make all the...

8 Essentials for Building a Dream Home Gym

While working out outside can provide a breath of fresh air and a chance for sunshine, not all of us are blessed with outdoorsy weather year-round. When...

5 Classic Gym Fails and How to Avoid Them

We've all watched montages of clumsy gym goers using equipment incorrectly, trying to show off, or being just plain dumb; gym fails. While it's funny to...

How Training to Resist Movement Makes You Stronger

To become a better athlete you must train in all planes of motion.. This means you must train in the frontal, sagittal, and transverse planes. In...

How You Are Screwing Up Assisted Pull-Ups?

Assisted pull ups are often utilized for clients or athletes that do not have the strength to perform enough body weight pull ups to include in their...

Why You Should be Courteous to Others in the Gym

How Gym Courtesy Benefits You and Others Inside and Outside the Weight Room By Jim Carpentier, CSCS You may not realize it – but courteous acts in the...

5 Pieces of Workout Equipment We Wish Were in Every Gym

Not all gyms are created equal. Sure, most have the standard staples—barbells, dumbbells, kettlebells and cardio machines. However, some tremend...

10 Things You Should Never Do in the Gym

Working out in your local fitness facility can sometime be infuriating. Some people do dumb things that can completely ruin your workout. And make y...

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