How to Cook Chicken That Doesn’t Suck

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Chicken has long been the staple of “healthy” diets for years. Deservedly so, since it’s almost 100 percent protein with minimal fat and zero carbs. Protein helps us build muscle and keeps us full when we’re trying to lose fat,

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5 Tips for Better Kettlebell Swings

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If there was a lower body exercise Mount Rushmore (which would definitely be erected in Columbus, Ohio, NOT South Dakota), squats and deadlifts would be the Washington and Lincoln. And I’d argue that kettlebell swings, in all their hip-thrusting glory,

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Stack.com – 3 Triceps Exercises for Huge Arms

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Everybody wants a bigger bench press. And if you want a big bench press, you need big triceps. And if you want big triceps, you’d better read my latest article on Stack.com. Don’t be fooled by the skinny, polo-and-Vibrams-wearing trainer

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3 Quick Breakfast Options for Early Morning Exercisers

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Most of my personal training clients exercise first thing in the morning. This means waking up anywhere between 4 and 6 a.m. And not surprisingly, when waking up at the ass crack of dawn, making and eating a healthy breakfast

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Tabata Times – De-Iced: The End of the Cold War

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Have you ever thrown an ice pack on sore muscles or achy joints, thinking you were helping the healing process? Did you ever stop to think that maybe you were HURTING – not helping – your recovery? This sounds like

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Stack.com – 7 Tips to Master Single Leg Exercises

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If you play a sport that doesn’t require you to spend significant time on one leg, you’re not playing a real sport. Running, jumping, cutting, kicking and throwing all require the legs to act independently of one another to create speed

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Cressey Sports Performance Internship Diary – Part 3

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I could never fit everything I’ve learned at Cressey Sports Performance into a couple of blog posts. But over the past few months, I’ve consolidated  the most important things I’ve learned into nine traits of great coaches. In part three

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