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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...

5 Ways Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Makes Athletes Better

Brazillian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) is a martial art that combines throwing, holding, choking and submitting an opponent. BJJ has been popularized in Mixed...

How Baseball Players Can Effectively Reduce Body Fat

As it currently stands, the sport of baseball does not have a lot of solid, research-based information out there regarding how to properly fuel yourself...

5 Ways to Make In-Season Workouts More Effective

As an athlete it is sometimes difficult to make time for your in-season workouts. The grueling practices and long film sessions can really take a lot...

Be Ready to Run a 5K in 6-8 Weeks

  If you're not a seasoned runner but can jog at least a mile, participating in a 5K event is within your reach. I've put together a 5K tra...

3 Reasons Why Runners Need to Lift Weights

Attention Runners! You need to lift! Runners, we need to talk. You, and yes, even myself have had the same thought. "I don't need to do any strength...

Heisman Favorite Christian McCaffrey Maintains His Six-Pack Abs Despite Chowing Down on Burger King

Christian McCaffrey, the son of former Denver Broncos wide receiver Ed McCaffrey, is very good at football. At Stanford last season, the running back ...

How to Get Down to Your Ideal Running Weight

Your body composition plays a major role in your running capabilities. Multiple studies have found that a runner's speed is directly correlated to their...

How to Improve Your Relative Strength to Become a Faster and More Explosive Athlete

Most programs run their athletes through a battery of tests at the end of each training phase. Common mainstays include the squat, bench, power clean,...

4 Step-Up Exercise Variations That Build Explosive Strength

The Step Up When walking into most fitness centers or commercial clubs, you'll see many trainees performing several Lower Body exercises, including...

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