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Have Terrible Posture? Try The Bat Wing Hold!

Poor posture is an issue that many people struggle with. The cause is often a combination of factors. Poor sitting mechanics(9-to-5 links), weak upper back musculature, or an infatuation with how much you can bench can wreck your posture. A combination of any of these factors can lead to shoulder …

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The 1% Rule

The 1% Rule

We are 5 months into 2016 and how many people kept their resolutions or goals?? Yeah exactly what I thought, not many. Self-improvement or setting positive goals is as much an American pastime as baseball. It has been estimated that 40% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions. A shocking number …

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Strength Training for Runners

Strength Training for Runners

In my previous article, How Strength Training Can Make You Better at Running, I stated that many of the myths about strength training in the running world were unfounded. Strength training can help fight imbalances and create a stronger and more resilient body. Strength training for runners has also been …

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How Strength Training Can Make You Better at Running

Peachtree Road Race, Runners, Running

You can look throughout social media and see it’s that time a year when people are running marathons, half-marathons, and 10k’s. In Atlanta, in which I live in the metropolitan area of, they host the world’s largest 10k on July 4th. Tens of thousands of runners flock to downtown on …

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Most Overrated Style of Training

Unstable Surface Training

The Internet is littered with pictures of people attempting exercises on a BOSU Ball or a stability ball. They are kind of like a party trick, it’s cool to try but what good does it have for your everyday life? The problem is when the party tricks start becoming an …

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My New Favorite “Cardio” Machines: Tire and Sledgehammer

Tire and Sledgehammer

Winter has faded away and temperatures are starting to rise! Flowers have bloomed and the yellow dust has made its presence known. Warmer temperatures and the sun being out means one thing…OUTSIDE WORKOUTS! (well that don’t leave you with frost bite). I recently started looking for some outside workouts and …

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GTS Reading List: 4/23/16

Today I am spending most of my waking hours covering an AAU basketball tournament at the high school I am responsible for…that has allowed me to catch up on my weekly reading! Here are some articles to check out when you have a free minute this weekend. Enjoy! Tip: Lift …

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Squat Deep to Drive Deep: Using the Weigh Room to Build Mobility for Golf

Golf

With the Master’s tournament happening a couple weeks ago (with an epic collapse from Jordan Spieth included) and spending me spending last week out at the golf course covering a Champions Tour Tournament, I figured a golf fitness article made sense. I thought who better to write the article than …

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GTS Reading List: 4/16/16

Some great stuff articles coming at you this week! The Secret of Weight Loss Wrap “It Works!” Is That it F*@#ing Doesn’t Great article on the “magic” of the “It Works!” Wraps and their claims from James Fell rom bodyforlife.com. Be prepared for some strong language but a very good …

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Exercises You Should Try: Tate Press

Are you the person who feels strong with the bench press off your chest but can’t finish the lockout?? Your limiting factor in the lockout is primarily the triceps and I may have the exercise for you, the Tate Press! Where did I get it from? I did not get …

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