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The 10 Best Plyometric Exercises for Athletes

Plyometric training is a great way for athletes to build explosive power. Performing plyometrics one to three times a week can increase your vertical...

2 Keys to a Better Barbell Hip Thrust

The Barbell Hip Thrust has taken the world by storm. Thanks to its unique ability to directly target the glutes, which are among the most powerful ...

Why You Don't Need a Barbell to Make Kids Better Athletes

The barbell is considered the essential implement in modern strength training. And for good reason. The first written record of the barbell came in...

Heavier Isn't Always Better: How the Force-Velocity Curve Impacts Your Training

As coaches, we see the same old story play out in our trainees—the guy who always puts too much weight on the sled, the woman who grabs the heaviest...

What Real Athletes Will Be Doing This Summer

If you're a high school athlete, summer represents one of your best opportunities to get strong.  The reality is that most athletes of this age do...