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One of the most common exercises in weight trying, the Bench Press is key in developing a strong chest, beneficial to any athlete. Whether you're trying to max out, gain mass or just maintain this powerful muscle, STACK is the place to go. Learn different variations and workout routines involving the Bench Press to maximize your results, plus gain training tips and trick from athletes and experts.

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When Are Athletes 'Strong Enough'?

How strong do you need to be? If you're an athlete who's been seriously training for any length of time, this is a question that might've come acro...

3 Exercises Swaps to Help You Train if you Have Low-Back Pain

One of the biggest mistakes athletes often make during their playing career is training through pain rather than training around it. Sure, lifting ...

What is the 'Conjugate Training System'?

What is the conjugate training system? Also known as the "Westside Method" because it was devised by Louie Simmons of Westside Barbell gym in Colum...

Opposites Attract: Why eSports Athletes Benefit From Strength Training

You're wasting your time. Go outside and play. You're being anti-social, go interact with people in person. If anyone has played video games for an...

A World-Renowned Sports Surgeon Urges You to Stop Using These 6 Dumb Exercises

You can exercise for fun, or for training, or both. Exercise wisely, in ways that help you in sports or your daily life. But don't do exercises that a...

3 Reasons Why You Should Use Pause Reps

There is a million and one ways to make your exercises more difficult. But there is only one method that possesses such brutality and agony that it...

These 6 Common Exercises Could be the Source of Your Shoulder Pain

As a trainer, I believe in a client's autonomy. I rarely will tell them to totally avoid an exercise, nor will I emphasize that they "must" perform...

5 NFL Superstars Who Had Atrocious Performances at the Combine

The 2016 NFL Combine is firmly in the books, and as in previous years, some prospects boosted their draft stock and others left Indianapolis disap...

Why Endurance Athletes Need to Lift Heavy Weights

It's always been a common thought that endurance athletes, if they lift at all, should lift lighter weights while using a higher repetition scheme. Th...

Contrast Training 101: Every Athlete Should Know This Technique

What if I told you that you could become stronger, more explosive and leaner, all while spending less time at the gym than you currently do? Would ...

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