Exercises Articles

Elite athletes build workouts from a wide variety of exercises targeted to specific areas of the body—chest, back, core, legs, shoulders and arms. Weightlifting exercises that involve dumbbells, barbells and weight or cable machines are the most popular, but top athletes also use other training equipment [e.g., med balls, physioballs, Airex Pads, TRX straps] and perform bodyweight exercises to achieve specific athletic goals. Depending on their training goals, athletes can perform functional, multi-joint exercises that simultaneously engage multiple muscle groups [e.g., Lunges, Deadlifts, Push Presses] or exercises that isolate specific muscle groups [e.g., Bicep Curls, Leg Extensions]. Discover the exercises that the world's best athletes regularly perform in their workout programs.

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How To Do The Turkish Get-Up

How to Master the Turkish Get up Turkish get up There are few moves in the gym that simultaneously require most areas of skill-related fitness to be on...

The Reverse Plank is the Best Core Exercise You're Not Doing

You know the Plank. You perform the Plank. You love the Plank. And deservedly because the Plank is a great way to train your core. It's an anti-extens...

How to Get a Complete Leg Workout Without Squats

It's hard to argue with the notion that barbell squats and deadlifts are the co-kings of exercises. They are amazing tools for building muscle and...

How to Treat a Pulled Neck Muscle

A strain is a pulled muscle and although they hurt anywhere in the body, the neck is among the worst places to deal with one. A pulled neck muscle can...

What is an Accessory Exercise? Everything You Need to Know About These Training Staples

If you're new to strength training, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed by the avalanche of vocabulary words being thrown your way. Not only are you...

3 Ways You're Messing Up The Romanian Deadlift

Perfecting the Romanian Deadlift By Lee Boyce It's a pretty common exercise, and it's largely used in weight training as a great way to target the...

4 Hip Flexor Stretches to Relieve Tight Hips

The most common complaint we hear from our members is "My hips are so tight." The response is always "Here, try this hip flexor stretch." Well why are...

3 Ways to Develop Fast-Twitch Muscles

So you want to be as strong as the Hulk, as fast as Flash, and as awesome as Superman. The secret to unlocking your superhuman potential may just lie...

How to Work Out in a Gym Full of Newbies Armed With New Year's Resolutions

Working out in a gym after New Year's can be incredibly frustrating. It's overcrowded with people who typically have no idea what they're doing. The...

5 Hacks to Make Holiday Workouts More Effective

There is a reason why "I will exercise" is one of the most common New Year's resolutions. As people slack off holiday workouts and eat delicious food,...

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