GHD Sit-Ups: The Worst CrossFit Exercise?
The GHD Sit-Up is a popular CrossFit exercise for training the core and developing power on the front of the hips. It may also be one of the worst exercises [...]
Athlete Benchmarks: How Much Weight Should You Lift?
How much do you bench? This is probably the first thing you’ll get asked when you talk about working out.
A Simple Strength Training Strategy for Multi-Sport Athletes
Even in this world of kids failing kindergarten entrance exams and specializing in sport at the age of 7; there are still a few athletes that compete...
Squat Jumps: Build Explosiveness With This Simple Lower-Body Exercise
Before discussing the benefits of jump squats, we need to explore what the benefits of Olympic lifting and athletic development. Olympic lifting is a...
The Absolute Easiest Way to Increase Strength and Power
Athletes are always looking for the newest secret to increase strength and explosive power. We are never short on methods to use for these goals –...
Use Pre-Exhaustion Supersets to Get Stronger
One question that strength coaches constantly get is: how do I push through a plateau. There are lots of ways to train around your main lifts to improve...
The Workout Terms and Equipment Athletes Need to Know
If you’re new to working out, some of the terms you might hear spoken around the weight room or have read on your workout chart might seem like a foreign [...]
Use These Breathing Drills to Develop a Strong and Ripped Core
Proper breathing is incredibly important for life. Without it, ultimately we would die. Sometimes with exercise, the ability to breathe is taken for...
4 Lifting Strategies That Limit Fatigue and Ensure Strength Gains
Fatigue in strength training is a fine line to walk. On one side if you push to hard and it accumulates you risk injury, decreased performance (in sport...
Why You Should Always Put Safety Collars on the Bar
Lifting collars or clips are designed to keep plates securely on a barbell. Using collars is a basic weight room safety requirement, but raise your hand if you’ve ever lifted [...]