Training Articles

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...

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...

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