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 possible for their needs [...]
Stand Your Planks For Greater Strength
The plank is a good exercise when done correctly. Unfortunately, you often see it poorly performed. Either poor form occurs in the beginning or during the exercise as fatigue begins [...]
9 Exercises You’ve Never Tried
There is always a time and place to include unconventional exercises into your training program. You may want some variety, hit a plateau, or perhaps a new way to challenge [...]
Why Soccer Players Need Rotational Power (and How to Build it)
If you want to be the best soccer player possible, you need rotational power. While I am all for Squats, Lunge variations, Pull-ups, Push-ups and Deadlifts for building maximal strength, [...]
The 6 Best Bodyweight Exercises for Your Upper Body
Bodyweight exercises can be a great option while traveling if you're short on time or after heavy strength work to build strength and size.
High School Athletes: Take Your Planks to the Next Level
Once again, a new longest-held plank record has been set. The record is now over 9 hours! While this is an impressive feat, it should make your eyes roll a [...]
Bored With Planks? Try These Fun and Challenging Variations
Planks are overrated.. They are ok but don't offer the most bang for your buck when it comes to core strength and endurance, especially for intermediate...
5 Soccer Strength Exercises You Can Perform Anywhere
Here's a sad truth: Soccer players don't strength train enough.
5 Core Exercises Young Athletes Should Be Using Instead of Sit-Ups
This much I know—core exercises for youth athletes are butchered all the time. Whether this is because trainers are not teaching them well enough or because athletes are performing them [...]
3 Oblique Workouts That Build a Strong (and Ripped) Core
You’d be hard pressed to go into a gym without seeing someone perform some type of oblique workout, rep after rep of twisting and/or side bending exercises to build a [...]