Category: Op-Ed

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4 Barbell Exercises You Should Try Adding Bands To

Resistance bands are one of my favorite training accessory tools. Not only can you stretch and train in multiple planes of motion  but adding them to barbell and dumbbell exercises challenges the muscle at

The Tale of the First 1,000lb Bench Press

When I was a child, I was fascinated by feats of strength. Weaned on episodes of World’s Strongest Man and superhero cartoons from an early age, I was, and continue to be, curious

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Why I’m Not Going Back to the Gym (Yet)

I have had conversations with dozens of gym goers, many of whom desperate to get back in the gym and back on the barbell. Understandable. Although most of them have been following their