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Everyone Should Avoid This Sadistic-Looking Core Machine

It should be a crime for a gym to have a seated twist machine. It's almost guaranteed to cause a spinal injury, and it's not even very effective at st...

5 Easy Tricks That Make Your Favorite Exercises More Effective

There's nothing wrong with having a few favorite exercises. Maybe you like the pump you get from Curls or love the way you can feel your heart pou...

The Strength and Endurance Plyo Box Workout

A Plyo Box Workout for Peak Sports Performance By Jim Carpentier, CSCS The plyo box is a common and convenient sports conditioning tool for building...

Developing Rotational Power for Baseball, Tennis and Golf

Just looking at a baseball pitcher or hitter, tennis player or golf swing will tell you the importance of rotational power in these activities. If...

Pitcher Arm Care: Why You Need More Than Shoulder Exercises

Cracking the arm care code involves understanding multiple facets of strength, mobility, force production, along with specific shoulder exercises for...

12 Effective Arm Exercises Without Weights

12 Sports Performance And Size-Building Arm Exercises Without Weights By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Muscular arms are not just for show. Strong and powerful...

2 Deltoid Workouts for Bigger and Stronger Shoulders

Build Strong Shoulders with These Deltoid Workouts By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Basically all sports involve healthy shoulder muscles for pushing, pulling,...

Blast Your Legs With This Sumo Squat Circuit

The Athletic Benefits of Sumo Squats By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Groin pulls and sports hernias can sideline athletes at all levels. Sumo Squats are one of...

The Right (and Wrong) Way to do Rotational Exercises

There's a right way and a wrong way to do every exercise. For rotational exercises, the wrong way is done far too frequently. Why? It's a perceptio...

9 Awesome Ways to Use a BOSU Ball

You'll find many pieces of exercise equipment in a typical weight room. Some are great. Others are not the best use of your time. In this series, ...

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