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Can You Handle This 10-Minute Barbell AMRAP Circuit?

Long gone are the days when you can use the excuse of "I don't have time to workout." With this 10-minute amrap circuit I've taken away that excuse. I...

Have Trouble Perfecting Your Deadlift Form? Try Barbell Rack Pulls

You better rack yourself before you wreck yourself! The Barbell Rack Pull is a great exercise for helping you to tighten up your deadlift form and...

How to Use a Short Workout the Day Before a Game to Increase Your Explosiveness

Training to increase explosiveness is no easy task. You can spend months trying to gain an inch on your vertical or shave a millisecond off your sprint...

Try the Kneeling Band Press for Serious Shoulder Strength

When it comes to upper body exercises, the military press is a legend amongst all potential exercise selections. While sticking with the military press...

Mastering the Art of the Overhead Press

The overhead press has been given the short end of the stick far too often when it comes to exercises that are worth your while. Granted, there are a...

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 ha...

How to Perform Back Extensions Correctly to Improve Sports Performance and Prevent Back Injuries

A strong posterior chain is a must in athletics and should be a focus of the everyday gym goer as well. Building a strong posterior will improve overall...

Why Hammer Curls Build Bigger Arms

When in the weight room, most lifters choose to focus on the arms at some point in their routine. When working the arms, curls are often the weapon of...

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...

Why Single-Leg Exercises Are Crucial to Building Lower-Body Strength

Split Squats and Lunges are often labeled "sissy" exercises. At worst, they're deemed suitable only for chicks strutting around on the gym floor rocking...

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