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Strength, Conditioning, and Fitness



Concentric vs. eccentric training - Which is best for muscle hypertrophy?

Concentric vs. eccentric training - Which is best for...

BY JC SANTANAJanuary 2020 Concentric or eccentric training? JC Santana, author of JC’s Total Body Transformation, discusses which is best for developing muscle hypertrophy. 

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New Year's resolutions and goal-setting

New Year's resolutions and goal-setting

Roger Earle, Human Kinetics Senior Acquisitions Editor and author of Weight Training: Steps to Success, held a Facebook LIVE session on New Year's resolutions, goal-setting for the new year and how to get fit at...

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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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The RAMP System

The RAMP System

BY IAN JEFFREYSOctober 28, 2019 The RAMP system—Raise, Activate, Mobilize, and Potentiate—looks at the warm-up not only as preparation for the upcoming session, but also as tool for athletic development that can cultivate the skills and movement capacities...

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Squat Technique

Squat Technique

By Aurélien Broussal-Derval September 24, 2019One of the oldest maxims of resistance training is that if you aren’t doing squats, then you aren’t actually training.   The squat is an important movement in the world of...

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