Tag Archives: Strength Training

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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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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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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Are You Training or Just Working Out?

I know some of you may have read the post title and thought, “wait, what? There is a difference between training and working out?” You are damn right there is a difference. And hopefully after today you’ll be able to know which one pertains to you. First we need to …

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The Overhead Shrug

The trapezius, or traps as known in bro culture, can separate the men from the boys and help girls make a tank top look really good. When most people think of training the traps, and specifically the upper traps, they think of the tradition barbell shrug. But there is more …

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Why You Should Reconsider Your Body-Part Split

It is a well known fact that in most big box gyms Monday is International Chest Day. From there a lot of bros, and ladies as well, assign specific body parts to train for each of the following days. A typical week on a body-part split may look as such: …

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How You Should Lift While Trying to Lose Weight

Weight loss is often the primary goal for most people when they begins to workout. I’ve already touched on why I think cardio alone sucks when you are trying to lose weight. Sure you may lose weight, but it probably won’t be the type of weight you want to lose. …

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