Fitness

Why You Need a Strength Coach

I’m just going to go ahead and say it‚Ķeverybody NEEDS a strength coach. Most sport athletes understand the importance of a strength or performance coach to help t hem reach their full potential. Most newbies in the fitness world should hire a strength coach or personal trainer, but even the …

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Tip: How to Do Heavy Landmine Squats

In my previous article, I discuss the merits of the landmine squats. They are great for those learning to master the squat program as well as those who may be dealing with knee and even low back problems. The great part about landmine squats is you can really push the …

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Exercise You Should Try: The Landmine Squat

The squat is called the king of leg exercises by many people, but there are a few problems. Most people do not know how to squat correctly in the first place, and many of those who do are dealing with some sort of injury. Mobility restriction or body structure (leg …

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Master the Hip Hinge: The Powerhouse of Athletic Movement

Want to be strong and powerful? We’ve all heard the saying “it’s all in the hips” and it couldn’t have been more true. This is why it is so important to master the hip hinge. The hip hinge, which can simply be described as hip extension, is one of the …

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The Basics Win, Every Time

There is a common trend seen in athletes, trainers, and even the everyday fitness enthusiast. The need to find the newest, most interesting exercise and add it to their training. Even arguable the best basketball player in the world has been bitten by the bug. Core and mind stability!! Getting …

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Girl Push-ups: Please Stop! There is a Better Option

I know what you’re thinking, “Another push-up article?” Well this one is important, and needs to be stated. STOP WITH THE “GIRL PUSH-UPS”!!!!! Nothing makes my eyes bleed more than the “girl push-up”, or a push-up done from the knees. In fact, the name is offensive to women. I know …

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10 Push-up Variations to a Build Strong, Muscular Upper Body

Push-up Variations

The American males species is obsessed with the bench press, even to a point of becoming reliant upon it. Shoot there is even an “International Chest Day”, or Mondays. “How much ya bench bro?” is a common question heard between “bros” in gyms across the world. Truthfully, everybody would probably …

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Master The Push-up Before the Bench Press

How much ya bench bro?” A common question heard coming from a bro’s mouth all over the world. Especially on Monday’s, International Chest Day. The bench press has for some reason become the “mating call” of human males. For some people, the bench press has become what separates the men …

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3 Must Haves For Workout Recovery

If there is one thing that most people neglect in their workout regime it has to be workout recovery. This may also be the most important aspect of improving your performance. Most workouts average 60 to 90 minutes…so what are you doing the other 1,380 minutes of the day? What …

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The Biggest Mistakes in High School Strength and Conditioning

High school may be the most important time of physical, mental, and social development. High school strength and conditioning can have a huge effect on an athlete’s overall development. It can also be a fragile time as the athlete is going through so many changes. That’s why I reached out …

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