Tag Archives: Weight Training

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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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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Build Your Base, Build Foot Strength

If you know even a little bit about building something, you know that a strong foundation is the first thing that must be considered. Any structure needs a strong and sound base. For the human body, the foot is the foundation of the structure. Imagine two buildings, one on solid …

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GTS Quick Tip: Pull More Weight With This Trick

There are certain tricks that seem like magic. You make one little change in your training and boom your eyes are opened to a whole new world of strength and muscle #gainz. Today’s GTS Quick Tip will show you how the thick bar can help you pull more weight or …

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My 5 Biggest Training Mistakes

Mistakes are apart of life. We make them daily but it’s not the mistakes we make that defines us but how we respond. Since this is a fitness blog I figured I’d open up and allow you to learn from my biggest training mistakes. Note: I have learned from these …

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Training With Bad Knees

People have bad knees for one reason or another; previous injury, chronic overuse, or overweight. In 3 Reasons Your Knees Hurt During Squats I explain how your mechanics could be causing your knee pain but I would be remiss if I didn’t touch on those who have true orthopedic knee …

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Don’t Look Up!! While Squatting

I still remember high school weight training class when I was first introduced to the squat. I was a 6’4″ lanky sophomore, with hopes of being able to dunk and dominate like Shaq. Long story short, that dream never really came to fruition. But I remember first learning to squat …

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