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Just like that, everything is different

Written by Taylor Nielsen

Wow, you never know how fast time goes until everything is gone. You also don’t realize how much things change and how certain things are subject to change. I just finished my last high school..

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Practice Makes the Perfect Squat

Written by Tom Dueber

Straight bar squats can produce strength and power in the legs that enhances performance in nearly any sport, but the athlete must exercise patience during an extended, gradual process to perfect..

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Holistic Exercise for the Whole Athlete

Written by Tom Dueber

Many training regimens take a Body Part of the Day approach – maybe chests on Monday, backs on Tuesday, biceps and triceps on Thursday, and legs on Friday. Monday’s workout, for example, would..

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Keep the Muscles Learning New Things

Written by Tom Dueber

What’s the best exercise to boost a particular skill?

 Surprises: It’s the one you’ve never done before.

Just as intellectual learning means mastering new material – not repeating well-known..

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Three-Dimensional Exercises

Written by Tom Dueber

Your body is three-dimensional, and your exercise routine should be, too. Most of the traditional exercises in the training room – squats, bench press, curls, pulldowns, pullups – are in the..

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Joint Effort

Written by Tom Dueber

Targeted Exercises Avoid Excessive Knee Injuries in Girl Athletes

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SImply Power up

Written by Tom Dueber

Don’t let the complex power/hang clean consume time and attention in the weight room.

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