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An in-depth look at Wendler's 5/3/1

Introduction to the Wendler 5/3/1 Routine<p>Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1 is all about starting with very light weights while progressing slowly and consistently. …

Extreme Sports

5/3/1: How to Build Pure Strength

Here's what you need to know...<p>Getting good at the core lifts will have a huge carryover into everything else. Start light, progress slowly, and …

Shoulder-to-Overhead: It Only Goes Up From Here

Page: 1Next »<p>In the shoulder-to-overhead series, the first lift that probably comes to mind is the shoulder press. On some days — and depending on …

Adam Rafferty - Superstition by Stevie Wonder - Solo Guitar

The Truth About Squatting Deep

Here's what you need to know...<p>Some people take the depth issue too far. No one cares how deep you can get if you're squatting with a toothpick and …

Workouts

Use Your Legs

Every now and then an athlete will have a flash of insight that will improve their game from that point on. In hindsight they are always the most …

How to Front Squat

The front squat has always been a staple exercise in Olympic weightlifting programs, as it serves as the base for the catch position in a clean. …

Top 15 CrossFit Gyms In America

article<p>In today's fitness landscape, asking a person what their favorite CrossFit location is, is the same as asking a meathead which gym they prefer …

Keeping It Simple: Assembling Your Garage Gym

Page: 1Next »<p>As some of my recent workouts have shown, my garage has been transformed into a gym of sorts. This is by no means novel, but I’ve …

Workouts

The Scapula: How It Can Make or Break You

<b>Some things just go together. Peanut butter and jelly. Jordan and Pippen. Cheech and Chong.</b> You could have one without the other, but things just …

Biomechanics

55 Reasons Why the Deadlift Exercise is the Best of All Time

Why the Deadlift Exercise is the Best of All Time<p>1. Back pain can stem from weak glutes.<p>2. Back pain can also come from weak spinal erectors that …

What’s the Difference Between a Romanian Deadlift, American Deadlift, Stiff Legged Deadlift, and Straight Leg Deadlift?

Deadlifting oozes strength and functionality. There’s something to bending over, grabbing a hold of heavy weight, and standing up with it that makes …

Biomechanics

Joint Pain & Overuse Injuries: Prevention

Shares 172<p>With strength training overuse of certain very effective exercises such as chin-ups can lead to pathologies. These are very similar to …

Weightlifting Injuries and How to Prevent Them

<b>The practice of training and competing with weights can result in various injuries and damage to the athlete.</b> The causes of injury could include …

Training the Core: 4 Exercises That Take It To The Next Level

Everyone wants a six-pack. It may in fact be the most sought after physical trait in history. <b>What most people don’t realize, however, is that a</b> …

Workouts

The Biggest Training Lie

Here's what you need to know...<p>Most "gains" made during the first four weeks of a program are from neural adaptations, not actual muscle mass …

Muscle

How to Military Press

The military press is a classic strength training exercise that has stood the test of time. Not only does the lift build strong and muscular …

6 Heavy Bench Press Lessons

Here's what you need to know...<p>When trying to bring up the bench press, don't focus on bench press variations at the expense of overhead work. For …

Squats, Presses, and Deadlifts: Why Gyms Don't Teach the Only Exercises You Need | Lifestyle

How to Get Six Pack Abs | Burn Fat | Brining Back Manliness

One of the tricks with getting a six pack, and forging those defined abs, is keeping muscle loss at bay. As such, getting ripped abs isn’t simply a …

Is the Mind-Muscle Connection Valuable in Strength Training?

<i>The Glute Lab</i> recently conducted some experiments to get to the bottom of the mind-muscle connection. We wanted to see how an internal attentional …

It's Not CrossFit's Fault, It's the Reinforcement System

When I teach college courses, I am always the happiest when I find students who are chasing knowledge rather than chasing a grade. Many students’ …

Workouts

8 Common Squatting Mistakes and How to Correct Them For Stronger Squats

Everyone makes mistakes. I make a lot. Everyone squats. (Don’t they?) I squat a lot. Through the combination of these two things, in addition to …

Workouts

5 Tips on How to Improve Your Burpees

There are few exercises that invoke the look of disgust in a big strong athlete than burpees...in the same way, just the mere mention of burpees …

Do you need therapy? - Invictus Fitness

\ <b><br>Do you need squat therapy?</b><br>Written by Nuno Costa<p>If you were taken back by the title of this blog post, please read on as this may apply to making you …

10 Reasons to Try CrossFit

​Few in the world of fitness can boast about a resume like Matt Chan can. A four-time top 10 finisher at the CrossFit games, he has been one of the …

The Foam Rolling You Should Be Doing (But Probably Aren't)

By Sheila Monaghan<p>By now, most educated exercisers have joined the foam rolling revolution. But while your IT bands may be intimately familiar with the tool's hurts-so-good loosening powers, limiting your experience to the lower body minimizes the total-body benefits. To that end, Master Trainer …