Articles from August, 2014

Pull- Ups for Power and Strength

One exercise that has been around since the dawn of mankind is the all too famous pull- up. Pull- ups have long been a staple in training programs for everyone, ranging from seasoned athletes to general fitness enthusiasts. Pull- ups are challenging, but they are also probably the single greatest exercise to train the back. [&hellip

The DB Stationary Lunge: A Lower Body Staple

Many exercises that have been around for a long time are considered to be “gold standards” in the training handbook. The classic stationary lunge would certainly be one of these. This highly effective movement targets the quadriceps, glutes, and hamstrings all at once. The abdominals, obliques, and lower erectors are also called into activation to [&hellip

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