Strength & Conditioning

Bracing, Breathing, and Belts - A Lifter's Guide

When people ask me what I think of wearing belts, I feel the need to explain some of the fundamental concepts behind them.

Suspension for Shoulder Stability? This Study Doesn't Think So

Redcord slings didn't work for shoulder stabilization, but they still provided a good workout.

Use Exercise Order, Rest Intervals, and Cardio for Hypertrophy

A new study found significant overlap between these three factors and muscle growth.

Bigger Is Not Better: How Bodyweight and Size Affect Field Sports

When it comes to field sports, it seems relative strength is more important than big muscles.

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Unilateral Leg Training, Part 3: 7 Key Practical Strategies

Most people undermine the power of single-leg training. In the following I share seven key strategies that will help you make the most of it.

Want to Get Stronger? Here's a Year of Free Strongman Workouts

Whether you want to train for a strongman event or get better at flipping tires and throwing stones, you can easily do so with these workouts.

5 Tips for Achieving Your Goal Physique

If you’re not satisfied with your body, be honest and ask yourself, “Have I truly taken the proper steps to achieve my goal?” If not, follow these tips.

Everything You Need to Know to Do a Perfect Pistol

Pistols are valuable for proprioception, which means anyone who runs, works, or moves around on an uneven surface will benefit from training them.

Curls Get the Girls: How to Build a Better Arm Workout

Despite what the anti-bodybuilding crowd says, isolated arm training can be functional, too. Here's how to do it the right way.

Unstable Surface Training Is Only for the Injured or Deconditioned

A new study suggests if you're going to use stability balls for the bench press, you should ditch the barbell in favor of dumbbells.

Finding Your Ideal Weight: How Getting Leaner Kills Performance

I've been concerned about my weight for three decades. And I have learned everyone has a weight that is right for him or her.

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