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Progressive Overload Is the Concept You Must Understand to Make Consistent Gains in the Weight Room

Progressive overload essentially means doing more work over time. This principle is based on the concept that your body eventually adapts to the de...

French Contrast Training: Your Secret Weapon For Jumping Higher

There's a lot of confusion surrounding vertical jump training. Some say to simply practice jumping more often, some say you need to perform Olympic li...

Why Athletes Shouldn't Always be Concerned With Lifting Heavy Weights

Why Weight Lifting Matters the Least for an Athlete Lee Boyce Call it clickbait. Say what you will. We all know that hitting the weight room is a smart...

The Crucial Change J.J. Watt Made to His Offseason Training (and Why it Could Make Him Scarier Than Ever in 2017)

J.J. Watt is ready to return to the NFL with a vengeance. After back surgery sidelined him for almost all of the 2016 season, Watt is back in good ...

Why Some Athletes Should Start Their Workouts With Heavy Lifts—and Some Should Not

Training is as much an art as it is a science. As a trainer it is my job to combine sound scientific programming with tried and true practical knowledge...