The split squat, lunge, and step up are three movements that are common unilateral lower body exercises to increase leg mass, enhance movement integrity, and bulletproof an athlete from injury; all of which
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The jump squat (either with dumbbells, barbells, bodyweight, or vest) is a great exercise to be used for power purposes, increase one’s ability to harness and transfer energy during ballistic athletic movements (sports,
These two deadlifting variations are commonly used as synonyms for one another in many weightlifting, powerlifting, and functional fitness programs, despite there being some key differences between the two lifts. At face value, both movements are
Rehband is one of the most well-known brands of compression training gear. Their products range from neoprene knee sleeves (5-7mm in thickness) and elbow sleeves to shoulder braces and other compression-based training tools for
KT tape is one of the most established kinesiology tape producers, offering numerous products in varying colors, designs and materials. In this article we will be reviewing the Pro Synthetic version of kinesiology tape
The snatch can be your best friend or your biggest foe. To many athletes, the snatch is an elusive movement that requires countless hours of dedicated additional training. Newsflash: Snatches are tough! They
I recently got into a discussion with a new lifter who came to me asking what he could do to get better at split jerks. While his power jerk was climbing, his split
After squats, cleans, and mobility work, there is only so much mental capacity (and energy) left to devote to accessory workouts. Many great athletes and coaches will push themselves, with the understandings of
Kinesiology tape is an elastic sports and fitness tape designed for pain relief and support of muscles, ligaments, and tendons. Kinesiology tape is an external tool that can be applied to the body
Coaches can play a pivotal role in the overall health and development of athletes of all levels (beginner to elite). Through the inclusion of more generalized training phases throughout one’s training cycle, coaches