Football players need to learn workout recovery.

Get up off the floor! Laying down isn’t a workout recovery.

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Make your body stronger than your ego and GET UP. One of my big pet peeves when I observe people training at gyms is self aggrandizement. Constantly looking at yourself in the mirror (while somehow never managing to correct the horrible form) is one obvious form of preening. But another one, that actually annoys me […]

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Interview with coach and kettlebell instructor Brandon Richey

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Our friend Henry over at GymTalk recently interviewed Brandon Richey, a well respected strength coach and kettlebell aficionado. Brandon gave us some awesome tips on strength training and conditioning and he shared some of his experiences of being a top level strength coach. Hi Brandon, thanks for talking to us today. Could you tell our readers a […]

Use the wall squat exercise to learn great squat form.

Use Wall Squats to learn proper form

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Squats are a fundamental exercise in weight training. If you have difficulty doing squats, you’ll want to use the Wall Squats to correct your form. Squats are ubiquitous in physical fitness. You’ll see people doing them everywhere; in gyms, in boot camps and when warming up for other exercises. Any trainer worth their salt will […]

Kettlebells will build your strength and power and they're fun.

Kettlebells develop strength and power and are alot of fun.

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Kettlebells look like cannonballs with handles And a workout with them will strengthen you in ways nothing else can. If you were to purchase one piece of home gym equipment, I’d choose kettlebells. A kettlebell workout is a total body workout, it’s strengthening, it increases core strength and increases your ability to generate power. For […]

A kettlebell swing is based on a deadlift, not a squat.

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Get the base of a kettlebell swing right. All too often when I’m at a gym, whether watching a person work out on their own or watching a trainer use kettlebells with their client, the very root of the kettlebell swing motion is done incorrectly. To easily explain the reason one motion is correct and […]