Curious about the different kinds of stretching? Here’s a look at the most common three forms of stretching, the pros and cons of each, and more.
4 Benefits of Training with an E-Z Curl Bar
Should you train with an E-Z curl bar? Yes. Here are four reasons I love the E-Z curl bar over barbells. Weightlifting looks like a remarkably simple activity. Pick up weight. Put down weight. Repeat until gains. But when you walk into the weight room at your local fitness center you will notice just how […]
7 Benefits of Trap Bar Deadlifts
Can doing trap bar deadlifts make you better looking? Maybe, maybe not. But it will definitely get you stronger. Here are 7 benefits to unleashing the trap bar on your workouts. The trap/hex bar deadlift is one of my favorite all-time exercises. A compound movement that targets your legs, hips, and lower back, trap bar […]
9 Reasons Athletes Should Do Front Squats
There will always be a debate over what kind of squat is best. Here’s what front squats can do for athletes and why you should add them to your training routine. When it comes to developing lower body power and explosiveness the squat will always reign supreme. Besides being an incredibly functional exercise (being able […]
What’s the Best Stance Width for Squats?
The squat will always be king. But the devil, as they say, is in the details. Here’s what you need to know about your squat stance width. Although the squat is universally loved for its punishing ability to develop strength, muscle and speed in the lower body (except for you cotton headed ninny muggings who […]
Active Recovery: 5 Ways to Recover Like a Champ
Conquering the gym means working out and recovering like a champ. Here’s why you should start doing active recovery sessions after those tough workouts. The workout had been absolutely awesome. New PRs all over the place, conditioning work beyond anything I’d ever done before, and that warm, fuzzy feeling of satisfaction that comes from murdering […]