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Build muscle with the Lunge, one of the best exercises for an athlete trying to build lower body power. Discover variations that are effective no matter what you sport you play, and learn technique keys from pro and college strength coaches to make sure you're performing Lunges—and its variations—properly.

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2 Lunge Exercises That Will Make You a Better Basketball Player

All exercises can be divided into two categories: bilateral (where both sides perform equal work) and unilateral (where more pressure is put on one si...

The Split Squat: How to Master This Powerful Lower-Body Exercise

The Split Squat is a powerful exercise due to its ability to build stability and strength in a unilateral stance. These are key components of athletic...

How to Use 'Giant Sets' for Massive Results Inside the Weight Room

Time is the one commodity we can never get back. Therefore, we've got to make the most out of every second—including those spent in the weight ro...

10 Functional, Athletic Barbell Bench Press Alternatives

When your workout plan includes the Barbell Bench Press and time is limited, your patience can be tested when you walk in a gym to find every bench in...

No Gym? No Problem: The Simplest Travel Workout Ever

Traveling can be tough. Whether you're traveling for work or for fun, working out on the road can feel like an uphill battle. But the good news is tha...

3 Simple Moves to Develop Explosive Power

3 Movements to Development Power Output This is a huge training component for Athletic Performance on and off the training field. What is Power? Moving...

Build Full-Body Strength With This Sandbag Workout

Revive Stale Workouts with These Sports Performance-Boosting Indoor or Outdoor Sandbag Exercises By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Sandbags of varying resistance...

The 5 Keys to Jumping Higher

1. Get Stronger It's not sexy, but the single biggest contributor to a high vertical jump is strength. Strength, which can also be called force, is the...

4 Keys to Speed Training (Plus a 4-Day Workout Plan)

Speed training is important for athletes of all ages and all sports. Speed is also a major focus on athletic assessment, so it can be used to determine...

How to Perform Walking Lunges Correctly

There are six movement patterns that are the most basic foundation for all human function. These include the Hip Hinge, Squat, Lunge (single leg), Push...

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