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Todd Durkin's Complete Football Strength Training Program

Get stronger for football season with this strength training program created by Todd Durkin, founder of Fitness Quest 10. The program is used by D...

Increase Your Explosiveness with the Power Curl

How many times have you seen a wrestler get in on a leg for a takedown, but not finish it? A wrestler needs to be able to generate explosive power to...

Youth Strength Training Do's and Don'ts

The question is asked all the time by parents; "should my child lift weights". Should you do strength training for your young athlete? The answer is...

Lower-Body Strength Training for Lacrosse

         With the lacrosse off-season in full swing, players are busy putting in work on the field and in the weight room. "Bigger, faster, stronger" is...

Does Running Build Muscle?

Does running build muscle? Going for a run can either complement or detract from a strength training program. It all depends on the type of runni...

An Unconventional Shoulder Workout

Are heavy Overhead Presses and Dumbbell Presses the linchpins of a conventional shoulder workout? That's what we've always been told this, and for m...

Off-Season Football Workouts, Part 4: Maximum Strength Training

In previous installments of my series on off-season football workouts, I have discussed building stability, strength and increasing lean body mass. ...

Grip and Rip With Rice Bucket Hand-Strengthening Exercises

Big strong arms have little impact on power output. To add velocity to your swing, strong hands are more important than Popeye-like pipes. Grip str...

The Importance of Exercise Technique

There's a reason why every exercise you perform comes with instructions. They're not just to make you look good in the weight room—they're to trai...

Exercise of the Week: Farmer's Walk

Forearm strength is critical for proper upper body function in sports. Skills like throwing a baseball or football, hitting a tennis ball or slapp...

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