Chin-ups vs Pull-ups

chin-ups vs pull-ups

Both chin-ups (supinated) and pull-ups (pronated) are great movements for strength, muscle, and performance; they’re (unsurprisingly) similar from a muscular standpoint in that they mostly target the same muscle groups,…

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The Exercise You Should Be Doing #4

📝 It’s easy to categorize exercises like split squats and lunges as knee-dominant since they involve a “push” through the front leg. Likewise, exercises that involve a “pull” through the…

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The Exercise You Should Be Doing #3

The 2-KB racked Slide Board Lateral Lunge⁣ ⁣ Whether it’s to improve athletic performance, reduce injury risk, improve movement quality, or chase down fly balls in beer league softball games,…

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The Exercise You Should Be Doing #2

Bear crawls are a hugely underrated and under-utilized exercise. Assuming they’re done right – unlike the sloppy bear crawls that everyone did in 6th grade gym class – they can…

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How and Why To Use Sleds

Sleds are a great tool for training just about every physical quality there is, (obviously) depending on what you’re trying to achieve. Why? For a lot of reasons, but here…

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Resting is Not Always the Answer

it band syndrome

When an athlete experiences pain and/or an injury, one of the most common responses is to ice the injured area, take some ibuprofen, and rest. The problem with this approach,…

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Knees over Toes? Good or bad?

In 1978, a study came out suggesting that letting your knees travel over your toes is “bad” for your knees, an idea that caught on and stayed around for quite…

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