strength and conditioning

The addition of a band anchored behind you allows you to keep tension on the muscle throughout the entire range.
Assuming that building strength and muscle ranks highly among your training priorities, then you may be interested to learn about ascending reps.
Here are some proven exercises to help create explosive power and strength in your legs.
Don’t get me wrong, pronated wide grip pulldowns are a good exercise, but they aren’t ideal to train the lats.
All beginners and many intermediates run into the same fundamental problem, they don’t have a pre-existing understanding of nutrition and exercise.
Take some time to see how training methods and philosophies play out over time, but always plan to reevaluate again and again.
In other words, if your deadlift is 300lbs and you can back squat 255lbs or more, it’s time to work on building up your deadlift a bit.
Don’t worry about your precious muscle. The body is wicked smart and resilient, and it will adapt accordingly.
The limitation of many dumbbell (DB) isolation exercises is the fact that the resistance profile of the exercises does not match up to the muscle’s strength curve.
Here are five exercises to fire up that glute-hamstring combo.
If you are not creating an environment for growth, you are creating one for injury.
Always remember to stay open minded to new ways of lifting in order to maximize your genetic potential.
This training plan is designed for the adult rower looking to hold on to aerobic endurance and strength.
A never ending debate in many sports, but especially in weightlifting, concerns when a young athlete should begin training in the discipline.
So, what makes the box squat useful? You can improve your back squat without back squatting, that's one reason.
Your ability to move up and down the spectrum of specificity based on what will yield the best long term results is a critical skill.
You can get more out of your strength training by understanding how to change the speed of your reps and using pauses, otherwise known as tempo training.