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A Bench That Can Change the Way You Train

Too often, people work in the gym without a spotter—either because they don't want to impose on a friend or they don't feel like tracking someone do...

Summer Training Guide: Softball

  Softball summer training program by Lauren Harris, strength and conditioning coach for the University of Nebraska softball team. The Work...

Simple and Effective: This Mass-Building Workout Requires Just 5 Exercises Per Session

Increasing muscle mass is a goal of many athletes across all sports, and it very well should be. Any non weight class athletes (most sports) should aim...

NFL RB Zac Stacy Works to Get Faster for the 2015 Season

When the St. Louis Rams selected Georgia's Todd Gurley in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, running back Zac Stacy asked to be traded rather th...

INFOGRAPHIC: Why Lifting Form Is Even More Important Than You Think

Athletes in training typically think they are making progress when they use heavier weights. In fact, success is not measured by how much you can lift...

Why Every Athlete Should Do Farmer's Walks

The farmers walk exercise, long embraced by strongmen, is one of the best ways for athletes to enhance their strength, stamina and endurance. Simply...

Are You Loading Barbells Wrong?

One of the first things you learn when starting to work out is to put plates on the barbell with the flat part facing out. A trainer or maybe a mo...

10 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Gym for Your Summer Workouts

Going to a gym might be your only option for summer workouts. School is out and your school's weight room might be closed. Something to conside...

Obstacle Race Training: Get in Shape With This Finisher

The sled complex is a great obstacle race training "finisher" to your workout. Whether you are an obstacle racer, or looking for a fun alternative to...

Get Faster With This Weightlifting Technique

At some point in an athlete's training program, the weight on the bar becomes less important than how fast that weight is lifted. Believe it or not,...

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