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How to Master the Muscle-Up

The bar muscle up is one of the most sought after moves in the fitness world. From commercial gyms, cross fit boxs, and even parks you can see people...

Why Rowing Exercises Are Better Than Pull-Ups

Pull-Ups are one of the best exercises for building a strong back. They develop your lats and are a great measure of strength. But they are not the k...

Use This Gymnastics-Inspired Workout to Build Relative Strength, Flexibility and Body Control

Even if you never plan on spinning around on a pommel horse, athletes of various sports can turn to gymnast for some inspiration on moves that'll help...

2 Workouts That Build Muscle Without Moving

Defying Your Biggest Opponent in the Gym: Resisting Gravity to Build Strength and Size and Endurance By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Whether performing...

Build Gymnast-Caliber Core Strength With the Front Lever

You see those jacked calisthenic athletes throwing themselves around the bars and making it look easy. Well they all had to Start somewhere and they...

The Biggest Mistake in Youth Strength Training Programs

Between the few hundred junior hockey players I've coached over the past years, I've noticed a common trend that keeps repeating itself like a horrid...

Steal This Strength-Building Workout from the Soviet Special Forces

Need to get strong in a hurry? This method, developed for the Spetsnaz, the special forces group in the former Soviet Union—still active in prese...

Finish Your Week Strong With This 20-Minute AMRAP Workout

Everyday is a great day to be an athlete. Especially when it's Friday. Your week of training is coming to an end and in most weight rooms Fridays can be...

These 3 Pull-Up Tips Will Fix Your Form and Build a Stronger Back

The Problem With The Pull Up* The pull up* and it's many variations are staple movements in nearly every type of strength, performance and muscle...

33-Year-Old Steelers Running Back DeAngelo Williams is a Workout Animal

The Pittsburgh Steelers might have the best backup running back in the NFL. Since their starter Le'Veon Bell is out until Week 4 on a suspension, ...

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