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 Treat the Nagging Groin Pain Known as Pectineus Muscle Soreness

Prevention and Recovery Tips for Common Pectineus Muscle Soreness By Jim Carpentier, CSCS A common complaint from athletes in many sports is pectineus...

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...

Try This Simple Stretch Routine to Cool Down From a Workout

Everyone wants to be bigger, stronger, and faster... and more flexible. Okay, being flexible may not be at the top of most peoples' list. Stretching is...

Why You're Doing Mountain Climbers Wrong and How to Fix Them

The mountain climber exercise - where you're in a push-up postion and you're moving your legs in and out in an alterntaing fashion - is very popular...

Front Squat 101: How to Master The Move in 5 Minutes

The Front Squat is a lower-body exercise that will strengthen your legs and hips, particularly your quads (thigh muscles) and glutes (butt muscles). ...

Struggling with Deadlifts? Try These Alternative Exercises

The Conventional Deadlift is a fantastic full-body exercise. And had you asked me a few years ago whether everyone should do them, I would have answered...

4 Quick Fixes to Improve Single-Leg Exercise Form

Troubleshooting Single-Leg Strength When looking to improve any of the big bilateral lifts, cycling exercises is extremely important. If you want a big...

3 Tricep Exercises That Will Add Serious Weight to Your Bench Press

Are you having trouble adding pounds to your bench press? There is a good chance that you may be lacking in the tricep area. Many athletes and fitness...

The Top 10 Exercises To Burn Fat

It's a brand new year and I got the top exercises for you to burn fat and build muscle. It's always good for your mentally and physically to change up...

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