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7 Exercises That Safely Build Shoulder Strength

Many exercises can develop strong shoulders. Some are great. Others, not so much. The shoulder is one of the most sensitive joints in the body....

The 3D Triceps Workout: 3 Exercises for Huge Arms

What's got three heads and spends its whole life overshadowed by its two-headed neighbor on the other side of town? Your triceps, and I'm not joking...

8 Essentials for Building a Dream Home Gym

While working out outside can provide a breath of fresh air and a chance for sunshine, not all of us are blessed with outdoorsy weather year-round. When...

5 Back-Friendly Exercises That Build Your Glutes and Hamstrings

In the previous installment, I detailed knee-dominant exercises athletes dealing with back pain can use to build lower body strength while staying...

5 Reasons You Should Be Keeping a Workout Journal

Struggling with inconsistent workouts? Here is how a training journal can help you crush your workouts more often. As an athlete you want better. You...

5 Classic Gym Fails and How to Avoid Them

We've all watched montages of clumsy gym goers using equipment incorrectly, trying to show off, or being just plain dumb; gym fails. While it's funny to...

The Brian Urlacher Workout

  Prior to the 2004 NFL season, Brian Urlacher's agent contacted nationally renowned speed and strength specialist Chip Smith about improving the ...

Build Your Chest Without the Bench Press

When athletes attempt to build a bigger and stronger chest, the Bench Press is the first exercise they typically flock to. It's extremely effective, c...

Benefits of the Bird Dog Exercise

The quadruped bird dog exercise is a great movement for improving core stability and spinal rigidity. Performing it on a bench produces even greater...

Try This Jumping Technique That Actually Protects Your Knees From Injury

Many athletes perform drills on a regular basis in hopes to be the highest/ furthest jumper on their team or even to post box jump videos on social...

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