Exercise Guide

CrossFit

A person wears a weighted vest and peforms a pull-up.

The CrossFitters’ Guide to Surviving Murph

When most people think about the end of May, they think about barbecues, pool noodles, and the sun setting nice and late. And if you're a CrossFitter, May is also likely to make you think "Murph." If you’ve done Murph,...

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Powerlifting

Weightlifting

The 9 Best Jerk Variations for Improving Your Overhead Game

The 9 Best Jerk Variations for Improving Your Overhead Game

Depending on who you ask, the jerk is the most challenging movement in weightlifting. It’s where Olympic lifters are truly tested on the platform. The most traditional variation of the jerk is the split jerk, but there are plenty of other ways to get a heavy barbell over your head. ...

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Strongman

Squats Exercise Guide – Proper Form and Muscles Worked

Squats Exercise Guide – Proper Form and Muscles Worked

All squats are not created equal. I repeat, all squats are not created equal. Many lifters and athletes perform squats in the same way in which they were first taught and/or have seen on Instagram and Youtube. While those are both great resources for squat development, many lifters fail to...

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Bodyweight

Plank

Simple Yet Effective — Here’s How to Do the Plank

Few exercises are as basic yet effective as the plank. To the untrained eye, a plank is a lazy person's exercise. Heck, you're not even standing up. But experienced gym-goers, or even someone who has tried a plank once, know the plank as one of the most intense core workouts...

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