Jeff Barnett

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What's better for hypertrophy: less sets and higher reps, or more sets with fewer reps? And how do rest intervals play in? An upcoming study suggests lower rep schemes might be more effective.
The newest study suggests pre-workout static stretching decreases performance in adolescents. So should you ditch it altogether, or does it still have a place in your warmup?
New science shows that stress increases risk-taking in men and decreases risk-taking in women. What does this have to do with your workout? Read on to find out.
Building strength and size while simultaneously developing endurance is tough. Science compared different ratios of strength vs. endurance training and how they impacted each other.
Most athletes deal with shoulder pain at one point or another. The root cause for most of them is shoulder instability. But what causes instability and how can you fix it?
Office workers trained with kettlebells for eight weeks, and not only did their balance and postural coordination improve, but they liked their jobs and their colleagues more.
Scientists discovered that towing a weighted sled with about 13% of your body weight can improve a 30m sprint significantly. Time to bust out some weights and start dragging!
Researchers questioned over 100 experienced strength and conditioning coaches to find out what mental strategies they employed with their athletes. Are you using these techniques?
Hydration is important, but it's easier to restore than you think. New science shows all it takes is a couple glasses a water, not even an hour before your workout.
Music isn't just for motivation during a workout. New research shows that music can help you clear lactic acid and recover faster AFTER your workout, too.
I love a good study that takes a shot at CrossFit without ever mentioning its name. In this case researchers looked at the workout "Linda" and the related effect on cortisol and lactic acid.
Do you have a coach? If not, then you should get one, because research shows that athletes make significantly greater gains with a coached training program versus going it alone.