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Category: Conditioning

Should Weightlifters Do Lunges/Split Squats?

Olympic weightlifting requires great amounts of leg strength to produce successful snatches, cleans, and jerks. Movements like back squats, front squats, and pulls are the main movements used to acquire strength and hypertrophy

Weightlifting Training for Football Players

Olympic lifts have been shown to be one of the most effective ways to increase peak power output. In a 2001 study that surveyed 28 professional NFL (National Football League) strength and conditioning

Weightlifting Training for Distance Runners

Strength and conditioning programs are key in distance running programs to increase leg strength, correct muscular imbalances and asymmetries, and improve overall performance. Weightlifting, in the form of snatches and clean and jerks

Weightlifting Training for Baseball Players

Olympic lifts have been shown to increase athletic potential. Most arguments for and against the usage of Olympic lifts for baseball players are not over the effectiveness of Olympic lifts making better athletes,

How Smart Strongman Athletes Maximize the Offseason

With the end of most non-professional’s competition season approaching (after Strongman Corporation National) most athletes will enter a time known as the off-season. It’s longer than the traditional break between events, giving you

Should You Train Core Every Day?

Core training is something nearly every strength/power athlete and everyday fitness enthusiast are concerned about, in one way or another. Some athletes and coaches are looking at ways to improve core stability to