Strength Training For Beginners – Workout Plans

Whether you’re just starting out or starting again, these strength training for beginners workout routines are the best to get your body back in shape ...

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Sissy Squat – Don’t Let The Name Fool You

The name sissy squat is hardly any indication of the level of gusto required to perform this quad trembling feat. In fact there isn’t anything ...

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The Shark Skill Test

The Shark skill test is a performance test designed to measure lower body agility, muscle control and single leg functional balance.It is a progression from ...

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Barbell Row Form: Learn The Barbell Row Proper Form

If you've ever wondered how to develop your back muscles so that they are not only practical and powerful but also well defined, then you ...

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How To Build Strength: The Top Five Tricks

You train day in and day out. You’re hitting all your sets and reps. But something still feels off. Maybe you’re not getting the gains ...

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Why Getting Toned Is A Myth

People the world over continue to look for answers on how to get toned. Why? Because the fitness industry is a multi-billion dollar industry that ...

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Barbell Seated Shoulder Press

Bodybuilders and gym goers are in search of a complete aesthetic. Lean athletic legs, a trim waist, strong back and strong powerful shoulders make up ...

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Full Body Workout Plan That Can Be Done In Any Gym

Consistency is the key to success in all aspects of life. Some of us lead busy lives which makes it hard to always remain consistent ...

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How To Improve Squat Depth: The 3 Top Tricks

The squat is considered to be one of the best compound exercises. It’s a staple in top athletes routines. Guys that are looking to pack ...

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The Standard Barbell – How To Choose The Right One For You

Olympic weightlifting, powerlifting, strongman, CrossFit, bodybuilding and strength training all have a couple things in common. The standard barbell and compound lifts. Many serious lifters ...

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The Stronglifts 5×5 Workout: A Comprehensive Guide

Do you want to build muscle, gain strength or burn fat? Whether your'e a beginner or looking to get back into the gym the stronglifts ...

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Top 4 Benefits of Strength Training

The benefits of strength training are plentiful. Exercising and living an active lifestyle has many positive impacts on one's life. As little as 2.5 hours ...

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Uncover The Training Secrets To Building Strength

Barbell Academy’s Building Strength is a beginner’s guide for building strength, gaining muscle, and burning fat. Based on routines like Reg Park’s original 5×5 training ...

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Lunge & Squat Towards Massive Legs

Legs and Glutes are two of the most commonly overlooked areas of the body that lack severe attention and dedication.  Ever see a guy that ...

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How To Bench Press: Your Guide To Proper Form

A big chest is a symbol of power. Men and women alike a drawn to the idea of having a big chest. In gyms all ...

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How To High Bar Squat: Your Guide To Proper Form

Squats are the grandaddy of all lifts. If you are not squatting, you are totally missing out big time. The squat is one of the ...

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Training Arms—Pushdown

Begin this exercise by facing a high pulley. Grab the attachment with a narrow overhand grip. Your elbows at your side. ...

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Super Squats : How to Gain 30 Pounds of Muscle in 6 Weeks­

Super Squats is an old school routine that quickly separates the men from the boys.  The main focus of the routine is to produce strength ...

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Spark New Muscle Growth with Compound Lifts

New muscle growth can be determined by many factors. Food, supplementation, training protocols and even rep ranges / tempos. However I feel the most neglected ...

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What is CrossFit’s Dirty Little Secret and Can It Really Kill You?

Since its inception CrossFit has either been loved or hated. Is it the new wave in fitness or just another trend? Whatever the case may ...

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