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Why I Stopped Back Squatting My Athletes

This article is for team sport athletes, not powerlifters. I don't believe the Barbell Back Squat is the best way to train team sport athletes. I k...

Why Everybody Botches Single-Leg Deadlifts (and How to Finally Master Them)

The Single-Leg Deadlift is an advanced movement that will challenge foot, hip and torso stability while also developing posterior strength. It's al...

What Real Athletes Will Be Doing This Summer

If you're a high school athlete, summer represents one of your best opportunities to get strong.  The reality is that most athletes of this age do...

Why the Split Snatch Is My Favorite Lift for Athletes

The Clean (both the squat and power versions) has become the premier lift for those wishing to test or demonstrate power and explosiveness in the weig...

Why Tuzar Skipper Could Be The Pittsburgh Steelers' Next UDFA Gem

As a kid growing up in the Bronx, Tuzar Skipper always told his mom he was one day going to play in the NFL. After impressing at the Pittsburgh Steele...