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Wearing Running Shoes While Weightlifting Can Kill Your Strength Gains

Next time you head into a Globo Gym-style commercial gym, take a look around and check out the footwear your fellow gym goers are sporting. Chances ar...

By: John Papp

New Study Shows You May Not Need Olympic Lifts to Increase Your Vertical Jump

Dunking a basketball, catching a football over a defender, elevating to spike a volleyball are all athletic movements where a big vertical jump is a h...

By: Jake Tuura

6 Common Mistakes Young Athletes Make When Starting a Strength Program

Getting stronger and faster, and making the most of your athletic ability is not easy. It's even more difficult when you have no idea where to start. ...

By: Brett Cummins

Why Traditional Cardio Sucks for Fat Loss (and What to Do Instead)

One of the biggest mistakes I see people make when it comes to training is spending too much time on traditional cardio. The human race was designe...

By: Josh Saunders

Why Doing Cardio After Your Lift Could Sabotage Your Strength Gains

Athletes want to be the Jack of all trades—conditioned, strong, fast and muscular. The problem is, it's tough to gain muscle and get in good cardiov...

By: Jake Tuura

6 Steps to Help You Land Your Dream Job in the Strength and Conditioning Field

Everybody wants to love what they do. If you want to land a job in the strength and conditioning field, you're not alone. The passion, the people, the...

By: Jacob Pontius

3 Steps to Help Young Athletes Get Fast, Faster

If you train athletes, then you know Ball is Life. That's to say playing the sport is frequently prioritized over preparing to play the sport. Of c...

By: Ryan Patrick

High-Intensity Training: Your Key to Quicker Strength Gains

Whether it's the offseason or the middle of your season, training is a must if you want to improve. Although you might think it's difficult to get in ...

By: Roger Lockridge

5 Weightlifting Myths You Can Definitely Ignore

Show me five people lifting weights in a gym, and I will show you six different opinions on what gives the best results or how you should lift. Weight...

By: Gary Moller

Cut the Catch: How Not Catching the Bar on Olympic Lifts Unlocks Greater Strength and Power

Athletes, regardless of sport, need power. Power is the ability to express strength quickly. It shows up in jumping, throwing, kicking, hitting, sprin...

By: John Cissik