Hybrid Articles

Hybrid Articles

Strength Training for Endurance Athletes, Part 2

In Strength Training for Endurance Athletes, Part 1, the role of strength training as it relates to injury prevention, correcting imbalances, and developing strength was dissected in detail. Specifically, the physical adaptations and benefits of strength training were discussed as they related to the deadlift, because of its unique ability

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So you want to run? Endurance Training for Strength Athletes, Part 1

Endurance training and strength sports- not two things that typically go together.  Most of the strongest people you know probably aren’t out there running marathons— and for good reason.  The training required to excel at either end of the spectrum is only part of the reason; there’s also the issue

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The Complete Guide to Cardio for Strength Athletes

If you’re trying to get bigger and stronger, someone has told you that cardio will make you small and weak. “It causes too much muscle damage, you’ll overtrain.” “It’s too catabolic.” “Cardio makes it impossible to get strong — ever see a marathon runner squat?” “It interferes with cellular signaling

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How to Eat and Train for Fat Loss

You hate dieting. To you, the word “diet” usually means: Hunger. Strength and muscle loss. Low of sex drive. Lethargy. Constant cravings. Luckily, you can limit, or even completely avoid most of these problems if you train and eat intelligently for fat loss. In this podcast, bodybuilder, researcher, and fat

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Getting Stronger and Faster (While cutting weight)

A primer on speed, power, and improving performance without the added bulk There are few blanket statements that can be made in sport- what is considered an asset in one particular athletic event can be a tremendous hindrance in others.  Bulk makes a football lineman better at his job and

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