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Key movements

Much attention is being given to key movements in specific sports. Key movements typically refer to those moments that are responsible for making the movement successful. Most often the key movements are related to some aspect of skill execution.

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Block periodization

There have been a few articles appearing lately on block periodization/block training for powerlifters that have piqued my interest. As good as the information was, my concern was that it did not relate to the block training that was espoused ...

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Does tire flipping improve performance on the field?

Flipping tires appears to be a major exercise with many teams, especially football teams. I have spoken with many coaches who believe that is one of the best exercises that the players can do not only to get stronger but ...

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The most ignored exercise

In the last decade the heel (calf) raise exercise has been eliminated from many collegiate and professional team strength training programs. It also appears to be disappearing from many high school strength training programs.

Many reasons are given for not doing ...

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Prevent Lower Back Pain

The most common injury or problem experienced by many athletes as well as most sedentary people, pertains to the lower back. Every year studies show that over 85% of the population suffers or has suffered from back problems at least ...

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