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What is a Squat Clean?

The fitness world is one of the fastest-growing and fastest moving, and that’s not because we’re all working out like maniacs! The industry as a whole is constantly innovating, finding new exercises, new programs, new diets and constantly reevaluating itself and its processes. It’s an inherently competitive world as everyone strives to improve themselves and their …

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Overtraining Syndrome: Everything You Need To Know

What Is It?Overtraining syndrome (OTS), also known as burnout, is a condition which occurs when an athlete exceeds their body’s ability to recover from strenuous physical activity. The condition often leads to a long-lasting decline in athletic performance that can take several weeks or months to overcome. OTS is often described as the physical and emotional …

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Low Bar vs High Bar Squat

Whether you’re a casual gym-goer or a professional weightlifter, everyone can benefit from the functional and highly-effective lower body exercise of the squat.There are a number of different variations of the squat which can be performed with or without weight. Perhaps the most popular is the back squat with a barbell. For this particular exercise there …

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How to Use a Jump Box

In terms of common gym equipment, the jump box doesn’t look like very much. This unassuming cube may not inspire much enthusiasm – until you see someone using it.It can be incredible watching the explosive power of someone utilizing a jump box. Jump boxes use something called “plyometric training”. Plyometrics combine speed and power, to …

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How to Front Squat

The front squat is one of the best compound exercises, but it’s often overshadowed by the standard back squat. This is because the back squat is known to be the best exercise for a whole body workout, as it targets the legs, glutes, core, and back muscles. This makes the squat one of the most …

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How To Do Double Unders

Rope workouts are an amazing way to burn calories quickly and efficiently. Whether you’re a beginner or experienced with an exercise rope, adding a little variety to your routine can make it more interesting and you could see those calories burn even quicker.Double unders are a great variation for your rope workouts. If you’re looking …

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