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5 Strength Training Tips for High School Hockey Players

If you're a high school hockey player, I've got great news for you. You're old enough to start lifting weights for real. You enter the Iron Game...

The Weight Training 'Rule' That's Actually Making You Weaker

Whether it's 5x5, 4x8 or 3x12, many lifters perform these and other popular set/rep schemes with the same weight for each set. This is called the sets...

How Plate Perturbations Can Take Your Band Exercises Up a Notch

I once heard a coach talk about how he used the 70/20/10 rule in his programming. 70% of his programming was science-backed concrete items that he ...

A Peloton Bike Probably Won't Get You Your Dream Body. Here's Why

Peloton is taking over the world. The exercise equipment and media company that was founded in 2012 is now valued at over $4 billion. The basic Pel...

How to Build Muscle for Women

Ladies, if your goals are to build lean muscle and get defined, here's a simple, three-part plan for you: Weight/Resistance Training Cardiovas...

Why the Push-Up to Renegade Row Can Get You Fit Fast

When it comes to exercises that provide the biggest bang for your buck, it's hard to find a better option than the Push-Up to Renegade Row. The Pus...

Todd Durkin's 10 Most Powerful Tips for Better Recovery

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Why Every Person Who Strength Trains Should Know—And Love—Micro Plates

Remember those magical "beginner gains" you experienced for the first few months when you started lifting? You'd set a personal best on the Bench P...

Why Young Athletes Should Use Loaded Carries—and 3 Safe Ways To Do So

The loaded carry has been helping athletes of all ages and skill levels improve their performance for decades. By simply going for a stroll while c...

Todd Durkin, Two-Time Trainer of the Year, Reveals His 9 Most Impactful Nutrition Tips

$bp("Brid_44480579", {"id":"15882","width":"16","height":"9","video":"348095"}); My friends, nutrition is no joke. Sure, it's not as sexy of ...

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