Glute Ham Raise
You’re Probably Neglecting Your Posterior Chain. Here’s How to Train It
To achieve maximum strength levels, you must be well-rounded in your training. Many athletes are quick to train the “beach muscles”—biceps, triceps, pecs, etc.—but often neglect to train the body [...]
13 Amazing Weight Room Moves for Skiers and Snowboarders
Helping others increase fitness for winter sports is the lion’s share of my job. My email inbox is often bombarded with messages asking what the best exercises for skiing/snowboarding are, [...]
Athletes Who Want to Run Fast Shouldn’t Waste Time With Traditional Leg Curls
Hamstring injuries can be a real problem for sprinting athletes. Not only do they sideline the athlete for weeks at a time, but they are also very likely to reoccur. [...]
Does Bodyweight Training Count as Strength Training?
Far too often, educated strength and conditioning coaches get caught up in what the hottest books recommend as the do-or-die essentials of exercise. While everyone has their favorites, we also [...]
How GPP Can Make You a Better Soccer Player
GPP is a commonly used acronym in the powerlifting/strength and conditioning community, and one you may have seen on certain articles or training manuals. GPP, short for “general physical preparedness,” [...]
Why Every Athlete Should Know and Love the GHR
Few bodyweight exercises are as difficult or as effective as the Glute Ham Raise (GHR) when it comes to building strength and muscle. The Pull-Up equivalent for the lower body, [...]
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 the GHD might [...]
Mechanical Drop Sets: Your Secret to Crushing Heavier Weight and Building More Muscle
Mechanical Drop Sets are one of the most efficient and effective tools for packing on slabs of muscle. In a typical drop set, you perform a set of an exercise [...]
3 Powerful Lower-Body Lifts for Strength and Speed
3 Exercises You Need To Do To Sprint Faster Everyone who plays sports wants to sprint faster. This is obviously easier said than done but there are ways...
Why You Need to Do More Than Squats and Deadlifts to Get Faster
Sprint speed correlates with getting stronger in the horizontal plane. Being able to move heavy weight up and down does not necessarily result in...