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What is the 'Conjugate Training System'?

What is the conjugate training system? Also known as the "Westside Method" because it was devised by Louie Simmons of Westside Barbell gym in Colum...

Here's a 4-Week Strength Training Program Designed for Pre-Teen Athletes

When working with and designing a strength program for youth athletes (ages 13 and under), the goal is to keep it as simple and appropriate as possibl...

Why a Hard Workout Isn't Always a Good Workout

We live in a society that often equates "more" with "better." Going overboard is engrained in American culture, and our approach to fitness is no d...

A World-Renowned Sports Surgeon Urges You to Stop Using These 6 Dumb Exercises

You can exercise for fun, or for training, or both. Exercise wisely, in ways that help you in sports or your daily life. But don't do exercises that a...

Use These 5 Tips to Get a Killer Workout in 30 Minutes

Recently an athlete asked me, "What can I do if I only have 30 minutes to work out?" At first, I wasn't quite sure how to tackle that question. As ...

What Too Many Athletes Get Wrong About In-Season Training (And How to Fix It)

For quite some time now, I've noticed a couple of disturbing trends developing in regards to in-season strength and conditioning. Most athletes are...

These Chair-Based Exercises Can Transform Your Body Fast

Though chairs are mainly used for sitting, they can also be used productively and creatively to perform several fantastic exercises. When you can't ge...

No Gym? No Problem: The Simplest Travel Workout Ever

Traveling can be tough. Whether you're traveling for work or for fun, working out on the road can feel like an uphill battle. But the good news is tha...

High-Intensity Training: Your Key to Quicker Strength Gains

Whether it's the offseason or the middle of your season, training is a must if you want to improve. Although you might think it's difficult to get in ...

7 Exercises to Increase Rotational Power

When training for power, or the ability to produce force quickly, it's important to consider the direction in which you train as it relates to your sp...

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