Make Bicep Curls More Effective With This Simple Adjustment

By: Andy Haley The way most people do Biceps Curls is flat out wrong. OK, that might be an exaggeration. But you’re probably not getting the most muscle building benefits from the exercise. When you first learned how to curl, … Continue reading


 

The 5 Muscles Athletes Neglect and How to Train Them

By: Brandon Hall The human body is a thing of wonder. When everything works in harmony, it’s like an orchestra in which each player knows his or her part. But when something’s out of whack, it can throw off the whole … Continue reading


 

How to Supercharge Your Speed With Resistance Bands

By: PJ Nestler Speed development remains the most requested and sought after goal for athletes of all ages. But can we really develop speed in athletes, or is Usain Bolt just blessed and the rest of us doomed? World class speed … Continue reading


 

Bulgarian Split-Squat Exposed: 3 Essential Tips to Use It for Good, Not Evil

By: Alex Allan – Alex Allan is a Registered Kinesiologist from Toronto, Canada. He has been involved in strength and conditioning for 15 years and has worked seven years. The Bulgarian Split-Squat is the Jason Bourne of leg exercises: precise, highly effective, … Continue reading


 

Hamstring Injury Prevention and Training for Sports Performance

By: John Cissik – John M. Cissik is the president of Human Performance Services, LLC Hamstring injury prevention and training are keys to better sports performance. They are important for sprinting, changing direction, kicking, throwing, hitting a baseball or softball, etc. They … Continue reading


 

Cardio before strength training, or vice versa? Study investigates best workout order

By: AFP RELAXNEWS, FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 2014, 10:32 AM Combining cardio with resistance training is believed to offer numerous health and fitness benefits, but does the order of your workout play a role? Since prolonged aerobic performance can potentially “weaken” exercise … Continue reading


 

WHY ATHLETES SHOULD BE LEAN

Why athletes should be Lean? Summer is approaching fast, and I know many of you want to be buff, not only for the beach, but also for your upcoming football season. In this 3-part series, I will share with you … Continue reading


 

STRENGTH TRAINING FOR AEROBIC ATHLETES

What Can Aerobic Athletes Learn from Strength Athletes? For too long, few people have not been willing to bridge the gap between how aerobic athletes and strength athletes train. It is as though they are on different sides of the … Continue reading


 

The Four Pillars of Developing Speed

By: Larry Jusdanis When an athlete starts training with SST, the most common question is “Will I improve my speed?” I am honest and upfront and tell them that not everyone has the genetics to be a 100m champion. However, … Continue reading