Lunge Articles

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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This Warm-Up Method Primes Your Muscles to Safely Lift Heavier Weights

We know that the old school warm up where you simply complete a few sets of lighter work before you main sets isn't optimal. We also know that rolling...

How to Maintain Strength During Your Soccer Season

To effectively design a strength training program for the in-season soccer player you must always take into account game volume, practice time and...

How to Work Out When You Have Sore Shoulders

Preventing and Overcoming Sore Shoulders While Continuing Upper Body Workouts By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Don't let tight or achy shoulders from tossing too...

Add Chest Size with These Swiss Ball and Med Ball Exercises

Add Chest Size with These Swiss Ball and Med Ball Exercises By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Enter any weight room and the Bench Press is generally the go-to...

How to Build a Customized Full-Body Workout Plan in Minutes

Full-body workouts are popular for training the upper body, lower body and core in a single session. This allows athletes and others to train more mus...

This Simple Test Will Tell You Whether You're at Risk for an ACL Tear

Find out if you're at risk for an ACL tear with the drop jump landing test. Often times as athletes we are only concerned with how high we jump or how...

Take This Simple Test to Measure Your Speed and Quickness

WHAT IS IT? Speed test. The 10 yd Sprint to Decel test gives athletes the ability to measure both linear acceleration and deceleration all in one test....

Recover From a Tackle or Bodycheck Faster With This Workout

Supersetting Seated, Supine, Side and Prone Exercises with Standing Movements for Enhancing Sports Performance By Jim Carpentier, CSCS In sports,...

An 8-Week Training Program for a Higher Vertical Jump

The vertical jump is a benchmark test to help determine athleticism and power. In addition to helping to determine athleticism and power, it is also a...

3 Workout Finishers to Prepare for an Obstacle Course Race

Obstacle course race season is just starting. In these races you need to muster up all your strength and endurance to complete the race. This means you...

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