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Why Distance Runners Should Lift Heavy

Traditionally, weight lifting is not a high priority for long-distance runners. If they even step foot in the weight room, those workouts typically...

Why Tuzar Skipper Could Be a UDFA Gem for the New York Giants

As a kid growing up in the Bronx, Tuzar Skipper always told his mom he was one day going to play in the NFL. Now he's not only in the league, but i...

Are You Committing This All-Too-Common Dumbbell Training Mistake?

Dumbbells are a phenomenal training tool. However, I've noticed one mistake lifters consistently commit when using them. A lot of lifters tend t...

Why Every Athlete Can Benefit From the Jefferson Squat

One of my favorite exercises for all athletes is the Jefferson Squat. This is an old-school movement—no really, like "from the 1800s" old—that ...

The 4 Best Cable Exercises for Stronger Shoulders

We all want strong, healthy, pain-free shoulders. Yet most of us have no idea what exercises we should do to achieve them. We're often left trying ...