4 Push-Up Variations for Upper Body Strength

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I consider myself a bench press guy. I’m built for it. I’ve got T-Rex arms and have always been better at pressing than pulling. And while the bench press is one of my favorite exercises, I’d be lying if I

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Stack.com – 3 Post-Activation Potentiation Combos for Explosive Strength

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As the high-school and professional baseball season approaches, more and more of our athletes are Cressey Sports Performance have shifted their training focus from maximal strength to maximal speed. Baseball, like most team sports, relies heavily on lightning-fast movements, so the

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The Novice Raw Lifter’s Guide to Supportive Gear

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Not all wearable accessories are created equal. Some are purely fashionable, others are strictly functional. Some are functional and fashionable, like a fanny pack. Wait, what? Well, lucky for you accessory dorks, powerlifting is all about the gear. Powerlifters wear more gadgets than

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3 Bench Press Set-Up Mistakes

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If you’re reading up on the bench press, you’re bound to come across a handful of consistent recommendations. If you want to press more weight, you have to do X, Y and Z. It almost sounds like there’s a one-size-fits-all solution

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Stack.com – Top 5 Baseball Strength Training Myths

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If you’re a Patriots fan like me, this truly is a happy Monday morning. Now that Tom Brady has cemented his spot as the greatest quarterback of all time, it’s time for us to look ahead to the best time

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Exercises I Used to Hate (but Now I Kinda Like)

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The past year has brought some serious growth and reflection for me as a coach. During my transition from intern to full-time coach at Cressey Sports Performance, my eyes have been opened to the benefits of many exercises that I

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TonyGentilcore.com: Tips for Becoming a Better Fitness Writer

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Last week, I had the honor of being featured on Tony Gentilcore’s website with a guest blog entitled Tips for Becoming a Better Fitness Writer. I’ve always looked up to Tony G (figuratively, because he’s awesome, and literally, because he’s

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