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The Overhead Lifts: Earned Not Given

The right to overhead press is earned and not given, but most people start way ahead of themselves. With the increase in overhead lifts like pressing and snatching, there has been an increase in people walking around with banged up shoulder. Often people continue to try to train through the …

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Start Tracking Workouts Now!

Businesses track everything, from how much they are spending to how much time they are wasting. In the business world, companies are always looking for ways to save money or cut waste. By tracking increases or decreases in performance they can tell exactly what they need to do to always …

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The Perpendicular Landmine Row: The How and The Why

The perpendicular Landmine row is a great alternative to the traditional dumbbell row. In the bodybuilding world you have have heard of the Meadows’ Row named after bodybuilder John Meadows(he wrote an article about it too), well this is the same exercise. If you have limited dumbbell selection in your …

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2 Mistakes a Workout Beginner Should Avoid

Life has been a bit nuts recently. Between preparing for a second little one who will be joining us soon and having my wisdom teeth pulled, life has been all over the place. And a throbbing pain in your mouth can really decrease your motivation to write. Hopefully I can …

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2 Ways You’re Screwing Up Box Jumps

Speed and power are qualities that can separate a good athlete from a great athlete. Think of all the great athletes like Lebron James, Adrian Peterson, or Bo Jackson. They all expressed great power and speed that separated themselves from the rest of the world. Whether it’s Lebron with a …

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3 “Unconventional” Ways to Improve Workout Recovery

Workout recovery is what separates a good program from a great program. A mediocre strength training plan with great recovery will always beat the great strength training plan with crappy recovery. Most workouts last about an hour, what are you doing during the other 23 hours to optimize the adaptation …

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Metabolic Finishers: The Cardio Alternative

There are only 24 hours in a day and many of us who want to contribute to society also have to work 10 to 12 hours a day, if you include getting ready for work and commuting Well there goes almost half of the hours in your day. Then add …

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Show N’ Go Arms: Bigger AND Stronger Arms

We’ve all seen the “all show and no go” guy, built like he is chiseled from stone. He is shredded with sleeve-splitting arms. He looks like Tarzan but sadly lifts like Jane. Their only goal in life is to achieve the holy grail of lifting, “the pump.” They become so …

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5 Dead Bug Variations For a Rock Solid Core

The dead bug exercise should be a staple in anybody’s core training. The dead bug and all it’s variations can teach us to create proper positioning and stabilization of the torso and spine while in a developmental position. Once you have mastered the baseline full dead bug exercise, it is …

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