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Cut the Catch: How Not Catching the Bar on Olympic Lifts Unlocks Greater Strength and Power

Athletes, regardless of sport, need power. Power is the ability to express strength quickly. It shows up in jumping, throwing, kicking, hitting, sprin...

Build the Perfect Deadlift: 7 Expert Coaches Share Their Favorite Cue

If I could only do one single exercise for the rest of my life, it would undoubtedly be some sort of Deadlift variation. The Deadlift is an applicatio...

8 Exercises For Strong and Healthy Shoulders

Everyone wants to have those big, broad "boulder" shoulders. The problem is that there tends to be a good amount of aches and pain that come with t...

10 Things the Strongest Athletes in the Weight Room Have in Common

On every team—or in a weight room—there's always a group of athletes who are stronger than the pack. It might seem like these athletes were gifted...

Q&A With Dr. Joel Seedman: How to Develop Your Own Training System

This article is Part 2 of a transcript of an interview with expert strength and conditioning coach, Dr. Joel Seedman of Advanced Human Performance. The...

Q&A With Dr. Joel Seedman: How to Learn and Evolve as a Strength Coach

Dr. Joel Seedman is considered to be an expert in the field of strength and conditioning (S&C) coaching. Dr. Seedman has over 13 years of personal and...

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 ...

5 Strength Training Mistakes Too Many Athletes Make

As a strength coach, I work with athletes of all ages and hear all sorts of myths and misconceptions when it comes to exercise. Like most coaches, I'm a...

The Behind-The-Scenes Coach Who Fuels Anthony Rizzo's Tenacious Work Ethic

Anthony Rizzo is one of the strongest dudes in Major League Baseball. His monstrous thighs are the size of tree trunks. He launches 475-foot home r...

This 4-Week Workout Strategy Guarantees Consistent Strength Gains

Every coach is unique, and has his or her own methodology and philosophy. As much as making proper training programs is important, creating a great...

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