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Is Single-Leg Strength Training Right for You?

The unilateral versus bilateral training debate is just about as controversial as what came first, the chicken or the egg? If you were to ask personal...

Dumbbell Push Press: How-To, Benefits and Common Mistakes

The Dumbbell Push Press is a variation of the traditional Barbell Push Press that develops lower-body power, shoulder strength and shoulder size. Read...

8 Easy Ways to Improve your Kid's Fitness

Around one fifth of children in America are obese - and that's a trend that's been on the rise for decades. As a parent, it's up to you to tackle this...

Power Clean Form 101: Perfect Your Form and Build Power

The Power Clean is an explosive full-body exercise that can help any athlete in any sport–if it's performed correctly. But this exercise—like all ...

How to Master the Single-Leg Squat

Single-leg squats are difficult. So difficult that many of you can't even do a single rep, nevertheless add weight to the exercise. And who wants t...

How to Get Faster With Mini-Hurdle Drills

Mini-hurdle drills are one of the best tools for getting faster and more explosive. That is if they're done right. Too often athletes will do mini-...

6 Reasons to Schedule Summer Morning Workouts

Six Convincing Reasons to Schedule Summer Morning Workouts By Jim Carpentier, CSCS It's tempting for athletes and non-athletes to sleep in or postpone...

Build Strong Rear Delts With the Bent-Over Lateral Raise

As I do with all of my articles I try to make an effort to make my content applicable to the sports performance world. This subject is probably more...

Do Step Counters Really Work?

It seems like a new type of fitness tracker or step counter hits the market every day. With all the major tech companies jumping into the fray, we h...

Mastering the Art of the Overhead Press

The overhead press has been given the short end of the stick far too often when it comes to exercises that are worth your while. Granted, there are a...

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