Foam Rolling And Why You Should Be Doing It

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Foam Rollers are the most popular mechanism for self-myofascial release (SMR or self-massage) and have been extremely popular amongst elite athletes of all walks because of the drastic and usually immediate impact it has on their performance and overall health. That doesn’t mean that it is just for the elite athletes though. Everyone can benefit from SMR regardless and if …

Stability Weight Training for Strength

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Training in an unstable environment is highly underutilized and highly underrated. That’s why in the August StrengthCrate we included MostFit SYN Rings to bring a new level of variance and challenge to your workout. This has traditionally been done with either chains or with bands wrapped around the barbell and hanging weights from them. With the Syn Rings these DIY …

Creatine 101: Why Use It? Benefits & Side Effects

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The use of Creatine monohydrate has become prolific over the last decade and has become a MUST for athletes and particularly bodybuilders. Since its rise in popularity it has become one of the most studied supplements in the market and has proven to deliver on the promises it makes. If you don’t want all of the In’s and Out’s here …

Increase Your Bench Press – Board Press

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The bench press is to weightlifting as apple pie is to America. It’s one of the most iconic lifts that EVERYONE does to increase their strength. It could be considered as one of the BIG 4 lifts that you should always incorporate in any strength training regimen alongside (IMO) Squats, Deadlifts, and Power Cleans.  In most peoples minds, the amount …

Nutrient Timing 101

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Nutrient Timing 101 The body has different caloric and nutrient needs before, during and after exercise. Nutrient timing is the science of knowing what to eat and when to eat. It is an advanced approach to nutrition that can help you achieve optimal training performance and recovery. Even if you train regularly, if you add in the wrong foods at …

3 Ways To Break Through Training Plateaus

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Having trouble hitting new PR’s? Putting more time into your workouts but seeing less results? You may be experiencing a training plateau. Albert Einstein famously said, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.” Apply this thinking to your workout routine. If you don’t change your routine, you will keep getting the same results. …

Control – Do you have it?

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Control…It’s a simple seven-letter word, Yet it yields so much power It’s defined as the act of regulation, domination or command Over something or someone. Its one of those intangible forces that seems to be at work In each and every one of our lives whether we want to admit it or not. See, control is like a rose with …