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What Is ‘Neuromuscular Efficiency?’ How To Test It And Use It In Your Training

As athletes, we are always trying to find ways to work out smarter and not harder. When developing your most efficient and effective workout...

Winter Strength Training Exercises for Soccer Players

If you’re a soccer player, the time between seasons is the perfect time to focus on strength-building workouts. Adding these 5 exercises to your...

Why it’s Important to “Squeeze” Your Muscles When Lifting Weights

If you read a lot of fitness articles, watch fitness videos or have worked with a trainer, odds are you’ve heard the recommendation to...

What’s the Difference Between a Squat Bar and a Deadlift Bar?

When it comes to big lifts, the barbell is usually the go-to bar. And while many bars can be used for a variety of...

CONDITIONING

Battle Ropes for Beginners: How to Get Started and Boost Your Cardio

Battle rope training has gained enormous popularity in the last few years and for good reason. This fun and versatile piece of equipment is...

Does Running Ruin Your Strength Training Gains?

Most bodybuilders are probably familiar with the idea that “cardio kills gains.” While there is definitely some truth to the idea that some of...

NUTRITION

How to Do a Deload Week Without Losing Strength

Any experienced lifter knows that you only get out of your workouts what you put into them. But if you’re the kind of motivated, driven...

How Much Protein Should Athletes Eat?

It stands to reason that because athletes expend more energy during the day than the average person, that they need more nutrients to recover....

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