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Featured Exercise: 3-point Row
Featured Exercise: 3-point Row

I’ve always been a fan of unilateral exercises that also serve as an indirect way of training core stability and endurance at the same time. The 3-point row is a great variation of the standard dumbbell row, allowing you to target the muscles responsible for keeping...

Featured Exercise: Rotating Plank
Featured Exercise: Rotating Plank

The rotating plank is an absolute game changer for those looking to up their core strength. As discussed in our previous core training article, the most efficient way of training the muscles responsible for trunk strength and stability is through isometric...

How I Got Powerlifted Back On The Wagon
How I Got Powerlifted Back On The Wagon

This is a guest post by Claudia de Jonge Oliva, a former client, fellow coach and inspiring businesswoman. --- A tale about denial, pressure of leading by example and strong AF women. 2018 was a year full of highlights: I turned 40 and was ready for it both physically...

It’s Time to Rethink Your Core Training
It’s Time to Rethink Your Core Training

You might’ve been led to believe that crunches are the end-all-be-all key to a strong and defined set of abs. If your goal is to maximize hypertrophy in the abdominal region (aka get a 6-pack), dynamic exercises consisting of eccentric and concentric portions, as seen...

What’s the Deal with Deloads?
What’s the Deal with Deloads?

Deloading is a commonly misunderstood concept. When properly applied, deloads offer a way to reduce fatigue that has been accumulated as a byproduct of training overload. That means, all the hard work you’ve put in for the last X weeks have led to a substantial...

Should You Be Doing Trap Bar Deadlifts?
Should You Be Doing Trap Bar Deadlifts?

Full disclosure: for a long time, I viewed the trap bar deadlift as the inferior counterpart to barbell deadlifts. As my knowledge of training evolved (as did my preferences and abilities as a coach), I came to realize that there is a time and place for the trap bar...

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