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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

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Todd Durkin, Trainer Behind NFL MVPs and Olympic Gold Medalists, Reveals His 9 Top Training Tips

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So, You've Stopped Getting Stronger. 4 Reasons Why It Happened

Let's get this out in the open—anyone can get an untrained person stronger in the first three to six months. However, It takes skill to continually ...

How I Was Finally Able to Get Shredded Without Losing My Strength

I'm just going to be upfront and honest. The process of getting strong enough to lift Thor's Mjolnir hammer but also shredded enough to turn heads ...

Why Low Volume, Mixed-Intensity Training Can Get You Strong Fast

Along with volume, the load is arguably the most important strength training programming variable. Although high-intensity loads are undoubtedly ef...

Great Glutes Exercises You've Never Tried: Side-Banded Split Squats

I get asked about training the glutes more than anything else. We all know the classic exercises and have done them over and over. Deadlifts, Squa...

Great Glute Exercises You've Never Tried: Mini Band Jumps

I get asked about training the glutes more than anything else. We all know the classic exercises and have done them over and over. Deadlifts, Squa...

The Complete Off-Season Football Workout Plan

The winter months give football players valuable time to commit to a full off-season football workout plan. Take advantage of your extra time this w...

Create Better Supersets With These 5 Tips

Supersets are a popular training tool used by elite athletes and average lifters alike to maximize the efficiency of their training sessions. But l...

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