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What Is 'Load Management' and Why Does it Matter for Athletes?

Fans, coaches and developing athletes throughout the world now have yet another term to tackle and decipher: load management. Throughout this NBA s...

How a Better Strength and Conditioning Plan Built a Women's Boxing Beast

What does it take to be a boxer? That's something my client/friend Claire Quinn (@claire___quinn) knows all about. She's an amateur boxer who's bee...

Top 10 Signs Your Diet is Dragging You Down

Do you ever feel as though you are in a performance rut? Maybe you are constantly fatigued or you are not making the speed or strength gains you desir...

5 Essential Cross Country Workouts Explained

Don't know what a "fartlek" is? No problem. Here's a rundown of every cross country workout you'll encounter...

The Best Basketball Conditioning Drills

There is a huge difference from being 'in shape' and being 'in basketball shape'. A simple treadmill run, bike ride, or swim will not prepare the body...

Do Power Naps Actually Work? Here's What The Research Says

For most people, the word "nap" conjures images of drowsy toddlers and sleepy seniors. It doesn't exactly evoke chiseled athletes at the apex of hu...

Use Pre-Exhaustion Supersets to Get Stronger

One question that strength coaches constantly get is: how do I push through a plateau. There are lots of ways to train around your main lifts to improve...

Stop Obsessing Over Your One-Rep Max

"How much do you bench, bro?" Right now in a gym somewhere, some lifter just asked someone else this question, and far too often this is not only asked...

2 Proven Ways to Progress Through a Training Plateau

An athlete gets stronger by applying a greater training stress to the body than it has previously experience, which can be enabled by using a strength...

4 Lifting Strategies That Limit Fatigue and Ensure Strength Gains

Fatigue in strength training is a fine line to walk. On one side if you push to hard and it accumulates you risk injury, decreased performance (in sport...

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