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The 3 Pillars of Hockey Training

Elite hockey players share common approaches to their off-ice training. Take your workouts to the next level by learning the three pillars of hock...

3 Versatile Workouts for Off-Season Training

If you're a competitive athlete, off-season training is your best opportunity to achieve gains in the weight room. This is when your sport-specifi...

Smart Tips on How to Lose Belly Fat

Glance into any commercial gym and you'll probably notice patrons wall to wall performing crunches. Muffin top, gut, beer belly—whatever you cal...

Build Muscle With This Off-Season Baseball Program

With fall ball underway, now is a great time to work on overcoming last season's shortcomings. For many baseball players, this includes getting bi...

Build True Strength and Stability With Core Training

The core is the body's center of power generation, making it vital for athletic performance. For this reason alone, it's a hot topic of conversati...

Training With Mike Green and Jordan Eberle

We're on location with Mike Green, Washington Capitals defenseman, and Jordan Eberle, Edmonton Oilers forward in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Doug Cras...

Get Stronger: Lower-Body Strength

For nearly every athletic movement, power originates in the lower body. Muscles like the quads, hamstrings, calves and glutes provide the foundat...

Get Stronger: Core Strength

The core is the body's support structure. Core muscles, which include the abdominals, low back extensors, hip flexors and glutes, allow athletes to r...

Basic Core Exercises for Beginners

As a beginner in the weight room, you need to keep it simple. There's no sense in performing advanced exercises if you lack the strength to do the b...

Strengthen Your Core with the Army's Latest Fitness Test Exercise

As a part of its physical fitness test overhaul, the U.S. Army is replacing the Sit-Up with the Rower. Whether you're preparing for the Army Physica...

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