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Use These 5 Tips to Get a Killer Workout in 30 Minutes

Recently an athlete asked me, "What can I do if I only have 30 minutes to work out?" At first, I wasn't quite sure how to tackle that question. As ...

By: Tanner Batten

Mechanical Drop Sets: Your Secret to Crushing Heavier Weight and Building More Muscle

Mechanical Drop Sets are one of the most efficient and effective tools for packing on slabs of muscle. In a typical drop set, you perform a set of ...

By: Kevin Warren

Once a Lanky Teen, Cody Bellinger Offers Crucial Advice to Undersized Youth Athletes

With Cody Bellinger set to unleash a barrage of monstrous home runs throughout the 2018 MLB season, now might be a good time to remind you he was once...

By: Brandon Hall

Guarantee a Great Workout With This 3-Exercise Circuit

This workout is all about efficiency in our strength movements tied together by some heart-pounding cardio. The three exercises we are going to use ar...

By: Victor Spaulding Jr.

3 Simple Gymnastic Ring Exercises That Will Help Anyone Build More Muscle

Gymnastic rings are one of the best training tools for developing a strong and muscular upper body. One look at the upper-body development of male ...

By: Yunus Barisik

How to Use 'Giant Sets' for Massive Results Inside the Weight Room

Time is the one commodity we can never get back. Therefore, we've got to make the most out of every second—including those spent in the weight ro...

By: Roger Lockridge

Save Yourself From Low Back Pain With These 9 Exercises

Have you ever had a sore back and wondered what you did to cause it? Maybe it was the way you slept or something you did at the gym. But no matter wha...

By: Chris Cooper

Should an Athlete Ever Train Like a Bodybuilder?

Many of today's coaches probably got their own start in the weight room after reading one of those classic muscle magazines. You know the ones—the m...

By: Kevin Warren

Is Peanut Butter Actually Healthy?

What would we do without peanut butter? Ever since it was first introduced at the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis, Americans have had a love affair ...

By: Brandon Hall

How to Fix 2 Big Mistakes Athletes Make With High-Intensity Interval Training

It's human nature to constantly search for the bigger, better thing. What's more effective than what I'm doing now? What will give me the biggest r...

By: Mike Sirani