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Cross-Educate Your Muscles Using Unilateral Training

Cross-Educate Your Muscles Using Unilateral Training

BY AMY ASHMORE, PHDAUGUST 2020 Unilateral exercises are one-legged or one-armed movements. The primary benefit of including unilateral exercises in your training programs is that you are using both sides of your body equally. The...

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Metabolic conditioning and designing your workout

Metabolic conditioning and designing your workout

Pete McCall, author of Smarter Workouts, discusses metabolic conditioning and how to design your workouts efficiently.   Metabolic Conditioning = Muscle Growth:Excerpted from Smarter Workouts by Pete McCall.  Exercise alone does not induce muscle growth. For muscle...

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The use of analogies in coaching

The use of analogies in coaching

Analogies are a great way to get athletes to connect concepts in their minds. Nick Winkelman, author of The Language of Coaching, describes his use of analogies in coaching. To learn more, check out The...

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What is HIIT Training?

What is HIIT Training?

Paul Laursen, author of Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training , discusses HIIT training and the three physiological targets you want to focus on.  Learn more here.

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Dumbbell Training

Dumbbell Training

Can you really see results when you train only with dumbbells?  According to Allen Hedrick, author of Dumbbell Training, Second Edition, muscles do not know what type of resistance they are working against when performing resistance training...

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