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5 Strength Training Tips for High School Hockey Players

If you're a high school hockey player, I've got great news for you. You're old enough to start lifting weights for real. You enter the Iron Game...

The Right Way to Test Your One-Rep Max (and How to PR More Often)

Some coaches tell you to forget about your one-rep max because the injury risk of testing it is too high. I am not one of those coaches. While I ag...

5 Reasons Your Knees Always Hurt (and How to Finally Fix Them)

No one likes dealing with nagging pain. For athletes looking to enhance performance and get after it, such pain is particularly troublesome. All...

Why Every Athlete Needs In-Season Strength Training (and How to Do It Right)

You've just spent the last four to six months training hard and pushing your body to new limits. You have gotten bigger, stronger and faster with hope...

Try These 4 User-Friendly Variations of Conventional Deadlifts

Walk into any public gym in America and you'll see plenty of people banging away on the Leg Curl or Smith machine. What will you rarely see? Hea...

5 Muscle-Building, Fat-Burning Workout Finishers

Metabolic conditioning workouts are an awesome way to end a training session. You get the heart racing, break a mean sweat and exhaust any last bit of...

Guidelines for Training Teenage Athletes

As the strength and conditioning field progresses forward, myth's about strength training for the youth are being busted. It's becoming more and more...

How to Improve Your Basketball Explosiveness in the Weight Room

Basketball season is right around the corner and will be here before you know it. Summer ball at all levels is wrapping up and teams are starting to...

4 Unique Ways to Get Stronger With a Trap Bar

The Trap Bar Deadlift is a great substitute to the conventional Deadlift. Using the trap bar helps change the way deadlifts feel, and makes them more...

3 Strategies for Preventing Common Soccer Injuries

Your average soccer player spends hours honing their craft on the field - developing their touch, bending free kicks in to the upper 90, and running...

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