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Are You Strong Enough? Find Out Using The Weightlifting Ratio Calculator

The Weightlifting Lift Ratio Calculator will help to show you where you are weak and which other lifts you need to improve upon in order to get …

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Workouts

No Crunches Please: A 3 Phase Core Workout

<b>You can get a great core workout without ever doing a sit-up or crunch.</b> Many people hate crunches and even more find that they aggravate their lower …

Olympics
Workouts

The 6 Foundational Movement Patterns

Are You Training Them All?<p>The Magic 6<p>As a human, your body moves in pretty much the same way as other humans. In fact, there are six basic movement …

Workouts

The Commando Diet - How To Build Muscle & Drop Weight

Your nutrition has a massive effect on your athletic performance and your aesthetics. Coming from a background of competitive gymnastics, soccer, …

How To Hang Clean: The Only 3 Things You Need To Know

Photo by Bev Childress<p><b>There's propaganda floating around that the hang clean is so crazy-complicated that you probably shouldn't bother with it at</b> …

Fitness

The best leg workout you can do in less than 25 minutes

Training the lower body is the ultimate foundation for improving overall strength, muscle endurance, and athletic performance. Big, compound, …

CrossFit

You Can Build Muscle After 40

<b>The 40-something crowd today is more active than ever.</b> And I don’t mean slow strolls on the treadmill, or lifting tiny, colorful dumbbells at the …

6 Exercises To Strengthen The Pelvic Floor

<b>Feeling like you’re going to leak urine during a run (or actually leaking)?</b><p>Are you experiencing pelvic pain or a sensation of heaviness down there? …

The biggest reason you gain weight as you age has nothing to do with your metabolism

Stop blaming your metabolism.<p>If you're over 30 and have gained weight recently, chances are it has little to do with the complex chemical reaction that's responsible for turning food into energy in your body.<p>The real reason most people gain weight as they age is simple: they get less active over …

Fitness

Why Weight Training Is Ridiculously Good For You

<i>This article originally appeared on Time.com.</i><p>For many, weight training calls to mind bodybuilders pumping iron in pursuit of beefy biceps and bulging …

Exercise

Fix Your Breathing, Build More Muscle

3 Ways to Recover Faster to Train Harder<p>Optimized Breathing for More Gains?<p>You've done it since birth. If you didn't instinctively know how, you'd be …

San Diego

Tip: The 30 Second Carry Test

If you can't pass this relative strength test yet, there's no need for direct core work. Or you could just be too fat.<p>There's no need to do direct …

Exercise

The Most Effective, Least Boring Dumbbell Workout We’ve Tried

We have great news: You can get a brutal workout with minimal equipment and little time. The method is called an EMOM, or Every Minute on the Minute, …

Muscle

Tip: The Ultimate Upper-Body Primer

Do this CNS primer before upper-body training and you'll lift heavier, move better, and prevent injuries.<p>Explosive exercises and plyometrics are …

Health

Tip: Protect Your Wrists from Lifting Injuries

Get more range of motion and improve your weightlifting technique with these simple stretches.<p>Passive Wrist Stretches<p>These stretches will help you to …

Yoga

Lifting the Bar off the Floor: Get it Right without Over-Complicating It

The start and first pull of the snatch and clean can be anything from something a lifter never even considers, to a technical challenge that drives a …

Hips

Two Drills to Polish Your Pulls on the Rower

<b>When it comes to rowing, movement efficiency is the name of the game.</b> An error in technique might cost you only a tiny percentage of your available …

If You Can’t Lose Fat With This Sprint Workout You Should Probably Just Quit Everything

When people talk about sprinting, they typically discuss their glory days – being part of a high school team or how fast they ran the 40-yard sprint …

High School Sports

5 barbell grip variations and how to use them

Gripping a barbell isn’t rocket science. It’s something that you do without even thinking twice—even though you should be.<p>There are several different …

The Only Core Workout You’ll Ever Need

The chain of core muscles may be complex, but strengthening them doesn't have to be. This trunk-focused routine, created by Equinox coach Michael …

Improving Your Footwork in the Split Jerk

I joke in the gym that the split jerk is just a power jerk into a split position—in other words, quit making it so complicated and changing the …

Starting Strength Training Programs

The Starting Strength Program<p>The Starting Strength Novice Program can be broken down into two workout days, Day A and Day B. The entire body is …

Top Ten Priorities For Eating Healthy & Getting Lean | Poliquin Article

Are you confused about how to eat? Do you need to lose body fat and want to eat in a way that keeps you healthy? It’s reasonable to wonder, is a …