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Why Athletes Should Avoid the Smith Machine

Every few weeks, an athlete will ask me about the Smith machine. Normally, it goes something like, "Hey Coach, there's this thing at the Y where th...

Should Athletes Train With Equipment Like Weight Belts, Lifting Straps and Knee Wraps?

In the world of strength training, people are always looking for an edge. That edge often falls into the category of ergogenic aids. Ergogenic is s...

10 Pieces of Equipment Everyone Needs to Work Out at Home

With the new year upon us, some of you may be thinking about your new workout routine and how to stay as consistent as possible to hit all your fitnes...

Mark Wahlberg's Using LeBron's Favorite Workout To Get Down to 6% Body Fat for an Upcoming Role

Mark Wahlberg is no stranger to fitness. He's one of Hollywood's biggest action stars, and he's got the physique to match. But Wahlberg has decided...

Avoid These Gym Hazards to Work Out Safely

Prevent Exercise-Related Injuries with These Tips So You Don't Miss Workouts or Games By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Injuries on the field, court, or ice are...

The Customizable New TRX Pro, Tested

The TRX might be one of the best fitness tools money can buy. It's simple, it's safe and, most importantly, it's effective. If you've used a TRX...

3 Drills That Help You Turn Faster and Cut on a Dime

Whether played on a grass or turf field or a hard-surface court, pretty much every sport calls on athletes to turn and make quick cuts. Most people ...

The Most Underrated Equipment in the Gym

Mover over treadmill and leg press machines! TIme to step outside your norm and explore the other pieces of workout equipment you usually do not use....

The Gambling Man's Push-Up Workout

Sometimes workout equipment isn't available, and you have to resort to bodyweight exercises to fulfill your training requirement for the day. In thi...

STACKletes Speak: Your Favorite Way To Strength Train Is…

If you're an athlete, strength training helps you look good on the beach. More important, it has a direct impact on your on-field performance. Not o...

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