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How Lifting Weights Changes the Female Body

Jennifer Lopez, Kate Upton, Serena Williams, Kacy Catanzaro. We see them on television or magazine covers or walking the red carpet, and we wonder ...

3 Simple Commandments That Can Guide Almost Anyone to Greater Fitness

Improving your fitness can sometimes feel like rocket science. Fall down the wrong rabbit hole, and suddenly you're surrounded by complex terminolo...

'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...

New Study Reveals Gaining Muscle Actually Alters Your DNA for a Lifetime

You've likely heard of "yo-yo" weight loss—the issue that plagues many Americans who work hard to shed pounds, only to see them inevitably creep bac...

4 Smart Ways to Progress Your Training When You Can't Add More Weight

If you've been training for an while, you'll reach a point when adding more resistance to certain movements just isn't going to happen. You might j...

How to Get Faster With Resisted Sprint Variations

Resisted sprints are used pretty extensively by strength and conditioning coaches to improve the first step explosiveness, acceleration, and maximum...

How Hydration Affects Strength Training

Introduction: Hydration is known to be a definite determinant of endurance exercise performance; however, little is known about the effects it poses on...

How to Harness Coffee's Sports Performance Benefits

Caffeine is a legal performance enhancing drug, in fact, it's even on the WADA's monitoring program for possible in-competition abuse. Caffeine has been...

Why Resistance Band Workouts Are Perfect for Young Athletes

Speed and Strength are both highly sought after training attributes in sports. Resistance band exercises have the potentinal to traing both of these...

Build Upper-Body Strength and Size With 4 Chain Exercises

Ever wonder what the chains hanging on the wall in your gym or weight room are for? Exercises with chains can be a great tool for advanced trainees...

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