strength and conditioning

The bent press is a skill and requires repeated, focused practice.
One of the largest cross-sectional studies ever, 1.2 million people in the US, links exercise and mental health.
Lean and fat mass change together, making the whole process more complicated.
The barbell shrug is a very misunderstood movement, a commonly passed over exercise, and often an incorrectly executed one.
If the squat is troublesome for you, the best alternative exercises to consider are exercises that mimic either the joint action or muscle groups involved in the squat.
There is a reason this hunk of iron has been around for hundreds of years.
Your hear should definitely feel it when you lift. Don't undervalue strength training.
A study of skeletal muscle mass distribution suggests women need to focus on strength training more to offset the impact of aging.
When it comes to diet and health change, humans have a bug in their operating system.
Peak performance strategies with nutrition, health, and life coach Brad Davidson.
In fact, those Friday and Saturday nights were false points of pride for myself, because I felt I was somehow morally superior for exercising rather than having fun.
Quality of movement or PRs and rep numbers? At the end of the day, your approach needs to be far more about enjoying your fitness than appeasing someone else’s notion of toughness or fragility.
These movements are the basics before you start getting fancy with anything else and they should never be forgotten.
Train your mind, your muscles, your anxieties, your insecurities, your thoughts, and your beliefs to accept and grow from failure.
Understand weight ratios and frequency of lifting between front and back squats. Make your clean and jerk roar.
Every concept is prone to oversimplification and misunderstanding, but “functional training,” as overused as the term may be, has led to a wonderful re-exploration of human movement.
If your goal is to move well, improve your core and posture, and get strong, this may be the best exercise you are not doing at the moment.