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The 5 Most Important Lifts To Master

Posted 05.09.2014 | Healthy Living

By Jeremey DuVall for Life by DailyBurn While nearly any movement can leave lifters lying in a pool of sweat riddled with soreness, some are simply...

We've ALL Met These Guys At The Gym

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

Whether they're throwing basketballs off the Reunion Tower in Dallas or making videos like this, Dude Perfect is entertaining. The group is most f...

The Best Exercise For Strengthening Your Shoulders

Mark Rippetoe | Posted 03.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Rippetoe

Not only is the press perfectly safe for the shoulders -- as evidenced by the fact that shoulder injuries are the least-common injuries for Olympic weightlifters who use the barbell overhead -- but the correctly performed press is the best exercise for keeping shoulders strong.

One Of The Most Basic And Overlooked Strength Exercises You Can Do

Mark Rippetoe | Posted 02.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Rippetoe

Find a coach and learn to deadlift. You may have no interest in pulling 1,000 pounds, but smart people know that stronger is better, and the deadlift is very good at making you stronger the right way.

What Makes a 'Good' Personal Trainer?

Lee Boyce | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Lee Boyce

It's easy to write a trainer off as incompetent based on what you can't see behind the scenes. When January rolls around and it's time to get back to the gym, shirk that mentality and listen to your voice of reason.

Squats Are Safe, But You're Probably Doing Them Wrong

Mark Rippetoe | Posted 02.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Rippetoe

One of the most persistent myths in the entire panoply of conventional exercise wisdom is that squats below parallel are somehow bad for the knees. Better-informed professionals know better. Here are four reasons why.

Thank You, CrossFit

Dan Bell | Posted 12.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Dan Bell

CrossFit has brought a big injection of passion to weightlifting. Someone said recently that if you don't love weightlifting, you are not in weightlifting. Well, CrossFitters are bringing the love by the boxful.

What You Need to Know About CrossFit

Lee Boyce | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Lee Boyce

The idea behind CrossFit is a good one -- it promotes community, the importance of strength training, compound movements, and even healthy competition. The reality of it creates grey areas, and practitioners definitely haven't seen a reduction in patients since the emergence of CrossFit hype in the real world.

Do CrossFitters And Other Athletes Benefit From Weightlifting Shoes?

Courtney Green | Posted 11.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Courtney Green

As lifters, our gear is very important to us. So we spend time and put much effort into researching what kind of shoe would give us the most edge.

Study: Average Steroid User Not Athlete, But Regular Guys Trying To Look Good

Time | MICHAEL D. LEMONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Anyone who follows the news probably has a picture of the typical steroid user: an elite athlete -- a home-run hitter, say -- trying to get an edge on...