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The 'Phantom Step-Up': Why This Unorthodox Exercise Is Amazing for Athletes

You put equal weight on both sides of the barbell. It's up there with "no curling in the squat rack" and "always use a spotter when you max out" as...

Mike Boyle's Conditioning Rule for Athletes

With an endless parade of practices and games, many modern young athletes have no issue staying in "game shape." What they often miss out on are op...

'Never Lift on Game Day': Exposing One of the Biggest Myths in Sports

The first time you hear it, the idea of lifting before a game sounds ridiculous. Because before that moment, you'd likely been led to believe—eit...

One Supplement Todd Durkin Recommends for Every Athlete

Todd Durkin doesn't believe in shortcuts. He believes in finding an edge. A shortcut implies a "magic bullet" that lets a person get what they want...

Why Many Young Athletes Struggle to 'Play Physical'

In a recent piece, we outlined why roughhousing is one of the best activities for a child's developing brain and body, and how unfortunately, opportun...