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The Favorite Lower Body Exercise of Some of the Top Fitness Pros

There are tons of lower body exercise variations to choose from, so I asked 7 personal trainers and strength coaches (and I include my own) to pick just one. I will admit this can be hard but everybody knocked this task out of the park. Enjoy! Meg Julian-Personal Trainer and …

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Should Everyone Deadlift?? No and Yes, Let Me Explain

Should everyone deadlift?? In the traditional straight bar from the floor with heavy weights fashion? No, but if you can it definitely will give you some street cred. But if you are talking about basic human movement, yes. In short, a deadlift is a hip hinge, one of the basic …

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Why the Sports Athlete Shouldn’t Do Crossfit

Disclaimer: This post may ruffle some feathers, especially those who follow the cul….I mean do CrossFit Usually I would bash CrossFit…because it’s fun. But CrossFit has done a lot of great things. It has put barbells in people’s hands, especially women. Oh and it has made a ton of money. …

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Why You Need a Strength Coach

I’m just going to go ahead and say it…everybody 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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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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