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How to Use a Kettlebell to Drastically Improve Your Deadlift Form

One of the things I struggle with the most is my Deadlift positioning. The Deadlift is a very interesting lift because it relies so much on your le...

By: Jacob Pontius

New Study Reveals Gaining Muscle Actually Alters Your DNA for a Lifetime

You've likely heard of "yo-yo" weight loss—the issue that plagues many Americans who work hard to shed pounds, only to see them inevitably creep bac...

By: Brandon Hall

5 Muscle-Building, Fat-Burning Workout Finishers

Metabolic conditioning workouts are an awesome way to end a training session. You get the heart racing, break a mean sweat and exhaust any last bit of...

By: Kevin Warren

4 Smart Ways to Progress Your Training When You Can't Add More Weight

If you've been training for an while, you'll reach a point when adding more resistance to certain movements just isn't going to happen. You might j...

By: Kyle Arsenault

Grow Your Chest Fast With This 6-Exercise Workout

Chest growth comes easier for some and harder for others. It's just a fact of life. But just because you aren't predisposed to have perfect pecs doesn...

By: Victor Spaulding Jr.

Why Doing Cardio After Your Lift Could Sabotage Your Strength Gains

Athletes want to be the Jack of all trades—conditioned, strong, fast and muscular. The problem is, it's tough to gain muscle and get in good cardiov...

By: Jake Tuura

23 Exercises Proven to Build a Bigger Chest and Enormous Arms

They may often be referred to as "show muscles" or "mirror muscles," but a bigger chest and jacked arms never hurt anybody. Well, they may have hurt s...

By: Ryan Obernesser

Can You Build Muscle Mass Through Swimming?

Swimming is an excellent, low-impact exercise for burning calories and getting fit. It's ideal for those with injuries, joint problems or other issues...

By: Anna Johansson

High-Intensity Training: Your Key to Quicker Strength Gains

Whether it's the offseason or the middle of your season, training is a must if you want to improve. Although you might think it's difficult to get in ...

By: Roger Lockridge

How Bar Position Can Make or Break Your Front Squat

The Back Squat will likely always be the most popular Squat variation, but my favorite rests the barbell directly on your collarbone and can put you t...

By: Jacob Pontius

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