Category: Fitness

Squats Exercise Guide – Proper Form and Muscles Worked

All squats are not created equal. I repeat, all squats are not created equal. Many lifters and athletes perform squats in the same way in which they were first taught and/or have seen on Instagram and Youtube. While those are … Read more

Cable Pull Through Alternatives for Strength and Coordination

In an earlier article we covered in great detail the cable pull through, and why most lifters and athletes can benefit from them. Whether for glute development, warm up and/or corrective routines, or increase contraction and velocity of hip extension; … Read more

The Benefits of Eggs for Athletes — Cholesterol, Nutrition, and The Healthiest Way to Cook

Hailed for protein, vilified for cholesterol, lauded for their bioavailability, ditched for a link to strokes, it’s been a pretty wild ride trying to figure out the benefits of eggs. You know they’re a cheap source of complete protein, meaning … Read more

Pull Up Assist Band Reviews

Best Pull-Up Assist Bands

Pull-up bands are actually one of my favorite pieces of equipment because they were game changers for me when I was just trying to do one unassisted rep — and when I graduated to ten unassisted reps. Bands are inexpensive, easy … Read more

Jefferson Squat vs. Back Squat: Which One Is Right for You?

Hopefully by now you are not a stranger to squats (any version). Lifters have many squat variations to choose from, making it somewhat unclear when looking at which squat variation(s) best suit their individual goals and needs. Therefore, in this … Read more

Single Leg Romanian Deadlift: How, When, and Why It Should Be in Your Training

Nearly every athlete can benefit from performing unilateral leg training. Increased neuromuscular control, joint and muscular function, and muscular hypertrophy and endurance are just a few of the expected positive outcomes of including such movements (like the single leg Romanian … Read more

Split Squat vs. Bulgarian Split Squat: Which Is Best for You?

In an earlier article I discussed the distinct differences between three main lower body unilateral movements and how lifters and athletes can better choose which is right for them. In this article, I am taking a deeper look at two extremely similar … Read more