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GHD Sit-Ups: The Worst CrossFit Exercise?

The GHD Sit-Up is a popular CrossFit exercise for training the core and developing power on the front of the hips. It may also be one of the worst...

Athlete Benchmarks: How Much Weight Should You Lift?

How much do you bench? This is probably the first thing you'll get asked when you talk about working out. But the million-dollar question is, how m...

Squat Jumps: Build Explosiveness With This Simple Lower-Body Exercise

Before discussing the benefits of jump squats, we need to explore what the benefits of Olympic lifting and athletic development. Olympic lifting is a...

The Absolute Easiest Way to Increase Strength and Power

Athletes are always looking for the newest secret to increase strength and explosive power. We are never short on methods to use for these goals –...

Use Pre-Exhaustion Supersets to Get Stronger

One question that strength coaches constantly get is: how do I push through a plateau. There are lots of ways to train around your main lifts to improve...

The Workout Terms and Equipment Athletes Need to Know

If you're new to working out, some of the terms you might hear spoken around the weight room or have read on your workout chart might seem like a fore...

Use These Breathing Drills to Develop a Strong and Ripped Core

Proper breathing is incredibly important for life. Without it, ultimately we would die. Sometimes with exercise, the ability to breathe is taken for...

Learn to Perform Kettlebell Swings Correctly by Avoiding Common Form Mistakes

Kettlebell Swings were once exclusively performed by athletes in the Soviet Union. Now you'd be hard pressed to walk through a gym and not see at leas...

4 Lifting Strategies That Limit Fatigue and Ensure Strength Gains

Fatigue in strength training is a fine line to walk. On one side if you push to hard and it accumulates you risk injury, decreased performance (in sport...

Why You Should Always Put Safety Collars on the Bar

Lifting collars or clips are designed to keep plates securely on a barbell. Using collars is a basic weight room safety requirement, but raise your ha...

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