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Which Foot Placement Provides Better Stability when Performing the Barbell Biceps Curl Exercise—Staggered or Parallel?

August 5, 2019

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The purpose of this article is to examine which foot placement (staggered or parallel) provides better trunk stability when performing the barbell biceps curl exercise.

Personal trainers Exercise Technique Program design Barbell Biceps Curl Trunk Stability Staggered Stance Center of Gravity

Do Front Squats and Goblet Squats Provide Enough Training Stimulus for the Abdominals?

February 23, 2024

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This article demonstrates the benefits and limitations of the front squat and goblet squat in training for the abdominals.

Personal trainers Exercise Technique Program design Front Squat Abdominals Goblet Squats Deadlift Activation

Dumbbell Training and the Competitive Athlete

June 2, 2023

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This article provides a first-hand account of the usage and benefits of dumbbell training programs with athletes.

Coaches Program design Dumbbells Weightlifting Stability Coordination

Building a Balanced and Symmetrical Physique – Is Regional Hypertrophy Possible?

June 3, 2022

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This article provides a brief overview of literature where regional hypertrophy was reported. It also discusses the basic science and application of regional hypertrophy training.

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Applying Dumbbell Exercises to Football Players’ Training Programs

March 1, 2014

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This article describes how to use dumbbell exercises in the training programs for football athletes. It includes sample programs for skill position athletes and big skill position athletes.

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The Gray Area of Programming Weightlifting Exercises

January 8, 2021

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The purpose of this article is to discuss the gray area that should be considered when it comes to implementing weightlifting exercises.

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Balancing Resistance Training with Sport Practice Demands – Appreciating the RDL for In-Season Strength Training

May 21, 2021

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This article examines why the Romanian deadlift (RDL) provides a suitable in-season strength training application, explores the interlinked relationship between the demands of practice and resistance training, and identifies how the RDL functions with other lower-extremity exercises.

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Anaerobic and Muscle Endurance Development

May 1, 2017

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This article provides essential guidelines for athletes beginning a strength and conditioning program that ensures safety and productivity of the training sessions.

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Motor Control for the Snatch—an Integrative Approach

July 1, 2016

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The snatch is one of the most technically demanding competitive movements. This article focuses on barbell trajectory (or bar path), motor control, and the height of the bar relative to the athlete’s body.

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The Power Position—Characteristics and Coaching Points

August 24, 2018

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The power position is an integral position for a variety of power lifting movements. Athletes can develop their power position via an integrated approach involving sound exercise selection and purposeful instruction leading to enhanced strength and technique.

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