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Rotational Chops: The Key to Increasing Your Throwing and Swinging Power

In order to improve rotational power, which is essential for any rotational athlete (that includes you who only plays golf on weekends), it has to first...

These Do's and Don'ts of Resting Between Sets Will Maximize Your Workout

Training for strength requires long rest times. Your muscles need 3 to 5 minutes to recover after you lift near your max to prevent fatigue from impai...

A Simple Strength Training Strategy for Multi-Sport Athletes

Even in this world of kids failing kindergarten entrance exams and specializing in sport at the age of 7; there are still a few athletes that compete...

Vary Your Rep Range for Greater Gains

Dunking a basketball, Deadlifting 600, growing big biceps – these are all things I wanted when I started lifting. But there was a problem. I didn't know...

Why Single-Leg Exercises Are Crucial to Building Lower-Body Strength

Split Squats and Lunges are often labeled "sissy" exercises. At worst, they're deemed suitable only for chicks strutting around on the gym floor rocking...

Build More Muscle With Weightlifting Pyramid Sets

If you use this precious time wisely to build muscle mass, you will surely strike fear into your opponent the next go around.The moment of truth has...

How Supersets Might Be Sabotaging Your Max Strength and Power

Supersets, tri-sets and giant sets have become staples in many strength and conditioning programs, and for good reasons. First, pairing exercises...

4 New Wrestling Diet Rules That National Champions Follow—and You Should Too

Weight cutting in wrestling is as common as sunflower seeds in baseball or missing teeth in hockey. The long-held belief is that competing in the lowest...

8 Health Benefits of Strength Training for the Average Joe

I had a friend ask me this past Sunday "So Ben, what is it, man? Is it 70/30 for diet/exercise? Is it just strength training? Is it all nutrition? What...

Why Athletes Should Lift Like Powerlifters

Strength training is simply the ability of the body to develop more force in movement. This style of training is also most athletes' missing link to...

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