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Is Doing Too Many Reps Killing Your Strength and Muscle Gains?

A common misconception in strength training is that lifting to failure is the ultimate way to get bigger and stronger. After all, that's what hurts...

7 Quick Routines That Will Make Your Biceps Bigger

If you're hitting the gym, you're probably doing it for one of two reasons—to improve your health and fitness, or to look better. Maybe both. But...

1 Set, 20 Reps: The Strange Workout Strategy That Gets Results

There are many unanswered questions in the field of strength and conditioning. Where should inexperienced athletes start with weight training? How ...

You're Probably Drastically Underestimating Your Strength in This Key Exercise. Here's Why

During the heat of competition, athletes do very little with both feet evenly spaced beneath them.  "You run on one leg. You generally jump off on...

Doing Just a Handful of Reps on Your Rest Day Can Amplify Your Performance

The world of sports performance has made a huge push toward rest and recovery in recent years. This has happened for a few reasons: Cell phones late a...

Rory McIlroy's 4-Exercise Strength Workout

Rory McIlroy isn't the biggest guy, but he can certainly hit the long ball. The 5-foot-9 four-time Major champion currently boasts the third-longest a...

You Can Spend an Entire Offseason 'Working Hard' and Not Get Any Better

You put in work this offseason. You went to the weight room 4-5 times a week. You finished off every day running 3 miles. You fell in love with the "g...

How 'Bull Work' Builds Stronger, Tougher Athletes

At Ultimate Advantage Training Center, we do lots of training that many would call "outside the box." This is because we feel there are many things th...

13 Female Celebrities With Amazing Weight Room Strength

Saying women have no business strength training is like saying the Earth is flat. It wasn't true a long time ago, and it certainly isn't true toda...

Heavier Isn't Always Better: How the Force-Velocity Curve Impacts Your Training

As coaches, we see the same old story play out in our trainees—the guy who always puts too much weight on the sled, the woman who grabs the heaviest...

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