Turkish Get Up
Bodybuilding Strength

Turkish Get Up

When I explain a Turkish get-up to someone who has never seen it before they look at me sideways. I...
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Pistol Squat Progression
Bodybuilding Injury Prevention Strength

Pistol Squat Progression

There are few things that I do that make me feel as athletic as executing pistol squats. A pistol squat...
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3 Exercises for Bicep Peak
Bodybuilding Strength

3 Exercises for Bicep Peak

What is the first image you get when you think of a muscular arm? For most people, the king of...
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Lessons the Gym Has Taught Me
Personal Why Train?

Lessons the Gym Has Taught Me

You can call me weird, but I loved being in school. I loved being around my friends, the extracurricular activities,...
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Weak Point Training
Bodybuilding Strength

Weak Point Training

Weak point training is something that a moderate to advanced lifter pays attention to, or should pay attention to. A...
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Supersets, Drop Sets, and Forced Reps Oh My
Bodybuilding

Supersets, Drop Sets, and Forced Reps Oh My

We are all guilty of it. It being the routine we fall in at the gym. This can be a...
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What is Intensity?
Bodybuilding Strength Training for Athletes

What is Intensity?

Growing up playing sports, then eventually progressing to weight training, I’ve heard the word intensity a lot in my twenty-five...
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Perfecting the Kettlebell Swing
Training for Athletes

Perfecting the Kettlebell Swing

One of my favorite kettlebell exercises is the kettlebell swing, and thanks in part to CrossFit, it is one of...
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2 Exercises to Improve Shoulder Stability
Injury Prevention Training for Athletes

2 Exercises to Improve Shoulder Stability

I’m not sure there is a single body part that is more frustrating than the shoulder. The shoulder joint is...
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How to Bench Press
Bodybuilding Strength Training for Athletes

How to Bench Press

Yes, It Is Awesome Ahh the bench press. The holy grail of exercises. “How much can you bench?” is asked...
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How to Deadlift (Conventional)
Bodybuilding Strength Training for Athletes

How to Deadlift (Conventional)

First, Respect It It’s hard to describe, the feeling that runs through my body when I hear someone describe an...
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Why Your Shoulders Are Lacking
Bodybuilding

Why Your Shoulders Are Lacking

The Boulder Shoulder Look Few body parts or muscle groups stand out like a pair of broad, well rounded shoulders....
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3 Exercises to Build the Upper Chest
Bodybuilding

3 Exercises to Build the Upper Chest

Seeing improvement in the upper chest can be one of the most frustrating tasks facing a bodybuilder. It is usually...
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Three Things College Didn’t Teach Me
Training for Athletes

Three Things College Didn’t Teach Me

My Experience I invested a lot of time and money earning my bachelors in exercise science and masters in sports...
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Pull-Up Progression
Bodybuilding Strength Training for Athletes

Pull-Up Progression

Intro Last week’s article stressed the importance of pull-ups and the need to do them correctly. Hopefully the details of...
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My Experience With a Pull-Up Program
Bodybuilding Strength Training for Athletes

My Experience With a Pull-Up Program

I am continually searching for ways to improve my training. Some things work and some things don’t. I try not...
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Consistency
Bodybuilding Injury Prevention Nutrition Strength Training for Athletes

Consistency

By now, I hope that I have written enough of these articles to convey my passion for this field. I...
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Its a Kettlebell, Not CrossFit
Injury Prevention Strength Training for Athletes

Its a Kettlebell, Not CrossFit

It’s a Kettlebell One of the most underutilized tools in training is the kettlebell. I love using kettlebells in my...
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Sports Performance Training: Don’t Outsmart Yourself
Training for Athletes

Sports Performance Training: Don’t Outsmart Yourself

“What are you doing in the gym today? Arms? Shoulders? Chest? You’re not doing legs, right?”  “No, I did legs...
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Arms! (Part 2 of 2)
Bodybuilding

Arms! (Part 2 of 2)

Angles In last week’s article, I covered the different hand placements that should be included in your arm routine. This...
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