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6 Common Mistakes Young Athletes Make When Starting a Strength Program

Getting stronger and faster, and making the most of your athletic ability is not easy. It's even more difficult when you have no idea where to start. ...

How the Army Is Training Soldiers Like Athletes

Army workouts are notoriously brutal. You can probably imagine soldiers lined up performing a seemingly endless number of Push-Ups with a Drill Serge...

This 4-Week Workout Strategy Guarantees Consistent Strength Gains

Every coach is unique, and has his or her own methodology and philosophy. As much as making proper training programs is important, creating a great...

Why You're Doing Mountain Climbers Wrong and How to Fix Them

The mountain climber exercise - where you're in a push-up postion and you're moving your legs in and out in an alterntaing fashion - is very popular...

How to Safely Return to Training After an Injury

return to training As athletes, most of us are going to experience that universal unpleasant inevitability: injury. Sure, there are those few...

4 Rules for Effective Group Workouts

Strength training provides a number of benefits for athletes of all ages. In particular, youth athletes can make significant gains on the playing field...

How This Cutting-Edge Technology is Making Pro and Collegiate Athletes Stronger and Faster

Strength and conditioning is an art. You can create the best training program in the world, but things don't always go as planned. No two athletes ...

3 Strategies to Monitor Your Athletes and Prevent Overtraining

There's something frustrating about trying to control what your athletes do in the hours following practice - especially if you begin to observe a...

4 Strategies for Individualizing Workouts in Group Settings

Why? Individualization of training provides multiple opportunities to maximize the benefits each athlete gets from a given workout. No two people come...

How to Create a Strength and Conditioning Program for Youth Athletes

In my article last month for STACK titled, How Old Does Your Child Need to be to Start Working Out?, I gave the age I felt a youth athlete could start a...

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