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9 Fitness Tips to Help You Build Muscle, Lose Fat and Become a Better Athlete

If you are in the fitness and bodybuilding world for some time, you’ve probably seen there is a ton of information about training, nutrition and …

No-Nonsense Warm-Ups for Big Lifters

Here's what you need to know...<p>Athletes who sprint, cut, and jump require specific, detailed warm-ups. For lifters, the emphasis should be on extra …

Exercise

The Bench Press Is a Pull: 5 Cues You Might Be Missing

<b>The bench press is like the Cinderella of the powerlifts.</b> The squat and the deadlift tend to be like Cinderella’s domineering sisters, who get all …

Performance U. Fitness Continuing Education | Deadlifts: One of the Most Functional Exercises for Everything!

I often say that I feel Deadlifts (and Deadlift variations) are <i>one the most functional exercise options you can do, regardless of your training goal.</i> …

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Why Adding Weight to the Bar Is the Whole Damned Point

I made a huge mistake. Sometimes a friend, even if they are your favorite person, can lead you down a road that causes you to pull your hair out. …

Best Foam Rolling Exercise Every Busy Professional Should Do

When you sit at a desk for hours, hunched over a computer, it can put a big strain on your muscles. There is a way to combat this: foam rolling. Foam …

Healthy Foods With Anabolic Effect

Bodybuilders and other athletes often eat certain foods, not because they taste good, but because the nutritional value they have. Here is a list of …

This Forgotten Exercise is Possibly The Best Muscle Building Exercise For Your Upper Body

The <b>standing overhead press</b> is possibly the best upper body exercise for building muscle. Today, the bench press gets all the glory as the best upper …

Workouts

How to STOP Using Momentum When Strength Training

Everyone’s seen it: A gym-goer working hard to crush it but instead is standing in their own way. How? They’re using momentum to complete the reps …

Train The Same: Women Should Train Like Men

It happens to my girlfriend nearly every workout. After watching her stalk the squat rack, someone approaches her cautiously and asks her what sport …

19 Squat & Deadlift Variations

Here's what you need to know...<p>Variety is good for both strength and hypertrophy and it helps prevent overuse injuries.<br>• Every body is unique, and the …

Workouts

Fish Oil: Just The Facts

<b>Fish Oil: Just The Facts by Alan Aragon</b><p><b>The Dawn Of Fat Phobia</b><p>If you have a few years under your belt, then you can still remember what I call the …

Nutrition

Weight Lifting Tips That Work! By Building Muscle 101

I'll be the first to tell you that building muscle requires the right information. There's no question about it. Building your body is sort of like …

Exercise

Jason Ferruggia’s Renegade Fitness

The biggest, strongest dudes in the world all do four things.<p>1) They Use a Limited Number of Exercises Per Workout<p>In most cases that ends up being no …

Perfect Body Fat Percentage

Here's what you need to know...<p>There are four things you need to consider when you're trying to build muscle: hormones, psychology, health, and …

Top 10 Mistakes That Kill Your Strength & Muscle Gains • Zach Even-Esh

Tomorrow I turn 38.<p>It got me thinking about time, training, life and a slew of other things.<p>I thought about the age old adage of "Fail to plan and …

5 Mental Cues to Bulletproof Your Brain for Training

<b>Exercise programming is simple. It really is.</b> If you diligently spent a few days a week, week after week, month after month, year after year, working …

Carbs & Fat: Friends After All?

<b>Carbs & Fat: Friends After All? – by Alan Aragon</b><p>Here’s a true story… On a fitness message board, a member cautioned another against having peanut …

DOMS: The Good, the Bad, and What It Really Means to Your Training

<b>After the tentative walk down the stairs leaving the gym after a leg session, we’ve all experienced the love/hate cycle of performing basic tasks the</b> …

7 Rules of Conditioning

Here's what you need to know...<p>Loaded exercises can be used as part of a conditioning session to not only lose fat and build endurance, but also …

Why We Must Squat

Page: 1Next »<p>by Joe Hancuff<p>I don’t know how many times I’ve told non-CrossFitters and non-lifters this old adage:<p>Squat!!!<p>Squats are super important …

Deconstructing the Front Squat

<b>When it comes to elite strength and conditioning the mechanics of squatting are critical for the development of lower body strength and power.</b> Most …