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2 Kettlebell Leg Exercises for a Powerful Lower Body

Kettlebells may be the best way to build more powerful legs. They are the perfect tool for developing strength and speed (the two elements of power)...

What it Takes to Recover From an Achilles Injury

One injury that consistently makes athletes cringe is an Achilles tear—and rightfully so. Achilles injuries are no joke. Just ask Kobe Bryant fo...

10 More Ways to Have Better Workouts

Spending hours in the weight room without seeing results can be incredibly frustrating. Fortunately, there are several easy fixes you can implemen...

Leg Workouts That Actually Work

The lower body includes some of the most overlooked muscle groups. Stroll through your local gym. You will quickly notice that even the most muscu...

Soccer Balance Drills to Improve On-Field Performance

Soccer is played on a single leg. Unless you are a goalie, you are doing something wrong if you have two feet planted on the ground. So, practicing ...

Hockey Exercises For Dominant Defensemen

Ever wonder what it's like going into the corner with a guy like Shea Weber or Zdeno Chara? Just thinking about battling in the corner with one of...

5 Mistakes To Avoid In Your Hockey Training

No two athletes are made the same, and no two sports are played the same way. To train properly for hockey, you need to be conscious of its unique d...

Abductor and Adductor Training for Hockey Players

Abductor strains, or groin strains, are one of the most prevalent injuries in hockey. (See Keys for Prevention) Groin strains are common in hockey ...

Building Better Legs: Leg Exercises for Strength Athletes

If your sport requires you to have a great deal of strength, developing a strong base should be high on your priority list. Yet few athletes are a...

Why Single-Leg Training Should Be in Your Program

When you go into the weight room, you see most people performing standard two-leg Squats and Deadlifts. These are fantastic exercises for developi...

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