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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...

Meal Frequency and Peri-Workout Nutrition
Meal Frequency and Peri-Workout Nutrition

The value of nutrient timing and meal frequency has been a hot topic of debate in recent years. However, most studies have shown that, for us simple folks who aren’t making a living off of training, it just simply doesn’t matter that much. But, since there’s still a...

The Role of Dietary Protein in Weight Loss
The Role of Dietary Protein in Weight Loss

Why is protein regarded as the king of macronutrients? You might already be aware of its importance when it comes to building muscle and regulating bodily functions, but did you know it can also help you lose fat more efficiently? For those seeking to lose weight,...

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