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Training Your Legs: Your Body's Greatest Untapped Resource

Since they comprise roughly 40 percent of your total weight, your legs are one of your body's greatest untapped resources. The leg itself is compose...

The Compound Exercises That Build Muscle Faster

There's a great deal of information about the best new ways to build muscle. But there's no magic bullet. Tried and true methods of strength trainin...

Will Bulking Up Make Chris Johnson a Better Running Back?

Word out of the Tennessee Titans' camp is that running back Chris Johnson has packed on eight pounds of muscle this off-season to help "make him s...

Get Stronger: Lower-Body Strength

For nearly every athletic movement, power originates in the lower body. Muscles like the quads, hamstrings, calves and glutes provide the foundat...

Built a Better Chest With Suspension Training Workouts, Part 2

Suspension training workouts build functional strength by forcing the body to engage the stabilizer muscles. Part 1 of this series introduced the fu...

The Four Best Leg Exercises for Women

As a female athlete, you must strengthen your legs if you want to become better at your sport. But too often, women only perform machine leg exercis...

Two Tips to Help You Run Faster

One of the questions most commonly asked of any strength coach is, "Can you teach me how to run faster?" There is no one-size-fits-all answer, due t...

Bodyweight Leg Exercises: Build Muscle Without Weights

The Bodyweight Leg Exercise Circuit is an intense workout for building muscle without dumbbells, kettlebells or barbells. Training the muscles of th...

Florida Gators' Key Training Tips for Volleyball Players

If you're a volleyball player who chooses not to hit the weights—in fear of turning into a bulky offensive lineman—you should be more afraid of ...

Improving Speed With UGA Tennis

In the "image is everything" world of tennis, hitting the weights instead of fuzzy balls may seem uncouth, especially if you're afraid of looking...

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