strength and conditioning

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.
Someone who is strength training should have the flexibility to go on a weekly run and remove a day on the weights. That's heresy to some coaches who want to keep you in the gym.
The hack squat was originated in Germany and derives from the word hacke (heel). You'll need to know more than that to make it work for you, though.
Different positioning for your strict press may allow for better translation into other overhead lifts.
In the IWF rules, four cameras are used, one near each referee and another behind the platform.
Many buzzwords seem to fly around the fitness industry, and "functional" seems to be the most common one.