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3 Reasons Why Softball Players Should Avoid the Bench Press

3 Reasons Why Softball Players Should Avoid Bench Pressing Unfortunately, in many college weight rooms the bench press is a tool countless strength...

The Absolute Easiest Way to Increase Strength and Power

Athletes are always looking for the newest secret to increase strength and explosive power. We are never short on methods to use for these goals –...

How to Properly Use Olympic Lifting to Improve Sports Performance

  There's a good chance you will come across Olympic lifts in your training program in your athletic career—especially if you're a football play...

Build a Strong and Sturdy Back With This Tri-Set

Supersets can have several purposes. For more efficient workouts, athletes can pair pushing and pulling exercises. Barbell Bench Press and Dumbbell Rows...

The Training That Built Myles Garrett Into an NFL Pass-Rushing Monster

Football fans will have to wait a couple more weeks before they get to see Myles Garrett unleash his talents on the NFL. The Cleveland Browns rooki...

Master Your Push Press Form to Develop Total-Body Power

The Push Press is an explosive lift that is a derivative of the classic Olympic Lifts. It's one of the best total-body exercises, developing lower-bod...

How to Master Your Clean and Jerk Form

The Clean and Jerk is one of the two lifts that athletes compete in at the Olympic Games. It's also a potent exercise for developing total-body power....

Power Clean Form 101: Perfect Your Form and Build Power

The Power Clean is an explosive full-body exercise that can help any athlete in any sport–if it's performed correctly. But this exercise—like all ...

Have Only 15 Minutes to Work Out? Try This Intense and Effective Routine

I love whenever I get the chance to leave my house for an outdoor track workout. Just this past weekend I was one busy dad. My wife had me painting the...

Rest-Pause Training Will Help You Maintain Your Strength in the Final Minutes of a Game

Rest Pause Training is a technique that can help you improve strength and maintain it for a longer period of time. This will serve you well as an...

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