Jeff Barnett

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Partial range of motion or full range of motion? Which is better for the squat? Maybe it depends on your goals. Science looks at the two variations and what works best about both versions.
You've no doubt seen the commercials or seen women wearing the giant, rocker-bottomed Skechers Shape-Ups. Well, now science has proven they don't do any good.
Warmups involving dynamic stretching resulted in improved hamstring flexibility and increased quadriceps strength, when compared to static stretching. This, according to a new study.
A recent article from the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research explored the role of the strength and conditioning coach in providing emotional support to injured athletes.
Everyone think listening to music helps them work out harder. But does it? Or does it just make you feel that way? Researchers investigate to see if there's any difference with or without music.
The sacred cow of injury recovery has been slain: icing is no longer good for you. It might even be bad for you. At best it might do nothing for you. Read all the new research to decide for yourself.
Even science has issues sometimes. It can be a good idea to look at new research with an analytical eye - case in point, a recent study on building strength with kettlebells versus weightlifting.
What length of rest interval gives the best performance in the bench press? Does this change between men and women? Does it change between very strong men and weaker men?