6 Tests to Identify a Strength Weakness

By: Andy Haley You can tell whether you are strong or not fairly easily. Can’t do more than five Pull-Ups? You need to work on your back strength. Can’t hold a Plank more than 20 seconds? You have core strength … Continue reading


 

This Tip Will Instantly Improve Your Bench Press Form

  How do you set up for a Bench Press? Do you lie on the bench, unrack the bar and just go to town pressing? Or do you take your time to set up and cue yourself to use optimal … Continue reading


 

3 Advanced Techniques to Build a Bigger Bench and Stronger Chest

By: Robert Taylor – Robert Taylor is the founder and owner of SMARTER Team Training. The Bench Press is one of your favorite exercises. You perform it nearly every week, yet fail to see meaningful improvements. You’re stuck and don’t … Continue reading


 

5 Training Secrets From an NFL Combine Coach

By: Ryan Capretta (Stack Media) February 21, 2014 Training Clay Matthews, Larry Fitzgerald, Colin Kaepernick and Dwight Freeney does not help you prepare young athletes for the NFL Scouting Combine. All of those accomplished NFL players have trained at my facility and experienced The Proactive Edge, but … Continue reading

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You’re Not Training These 2 Muscle Groups Enough

By: Chris Hitchko (Stack Media) February 6, 2014 If you’re like most athletes, you’re probably looking to maximize your Squat and Bench. But I’ll bet you don’t train your leg and back muscles more than twice a week. Leg and back muscles are … Continue reading

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Use Complex Training to Increase Your Strength and Power

By: John Cissik (Stack Media March 3, 2014) Complex training has been around for a long time. When I started in the strength and conditioning field, it was a secret Russian training method designed to increase strength and power during the season. … Continue reading

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You’re Not Training These 2 Muscle Groups Enough

By: Chris Hitchk If you’re like most athletes, you’re probably looking to maximize your Squat and Bench. But I’ll bet you don’t train your leg and back muscles more than twice a week. Leg and back muscles are two of the … Continue reading

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Build Power and Size With Dead-Stop Training

By: Lee Boyce Many people in the gym are conditioned to simply “get the weight up.” As a result, training programs become stale. Even some die-hard gym-goers remain skinny and un-athletic. Others struggle with muscle imbalances, chronic pain and injuries. … Continue reading


 

3 Ways to Build a Bigger Bench Press (Without Benching!)

By: Adam Bornstein Some things never change. Sundays will always be better with football, repeat episodes ofSeinfeld will still be funny, and the Bench Press will always be the exercise that guys want to improve the most. Maybe it’s because pressing … Continue reading

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Build Sports Strength and Power With This 12-Week Workout

By: John Cissik Strength is the foundation for jumping high, throwing hard, running fast and changing direction. It is also extremely important for injury prevention. The bigger your muscles, the stronger you will be. But strength training is more than … Continue reading

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