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There’s a saying out in the strength coach world… “If it looks wrong, it is wrong.” In strength training and performance, there is a huge spectrum for programming exercises and an even bigger spectrum for what people pass as “good” technique.  Sometimes, coaches have to let people get some reps in and “figure...

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Endurance sport athletes are probably some of the most focused and dedicated group of athletes I have worked with. I know from the perspective of a strength coach to many of them, as well as a convert to the endurance sport over the past few years myself. As with many...

Silly fads, contests, and gimmicks are a dime a dozen.  Training with a purpose and being a student of strength are legitimate goals to help establish long-term habits and results. Daniel Pink, the author of Drive: The Surprising Truth about What Motivates Us, argues that one of the underlying factors of motivation and...

Written by: Mike Moran OS, CPT The two mistakes I see a lot. Lack of body tension and awareness Elbows pointed out 90 degrees to the sides This leads to sloppy reps, poor form, and injuries. The push up is a much overlooked exercise in favor of more complex solutions. Done correctly though the...

FEMME FATALE WOMEN'S ONLY POWERLIFTING MEET APRIL 14, 2018 This meet will be held at Tucson Strength and Tucson Barbell Club! Thanks to our sponsors Headline Sponsor Applied Physical Medicine  and Key sponsors  Tucson Coffee Roasters, Jeanine's Meals, Protocol Strength and Conditioning, and Lisco Discount Sales  REGISTER HERE...

Working on fitness and eating healthy is important. Many of us know it  and struggle to commit to it. We see people come in all the time ready to change their lives with fitness, only to disappear a short time later with no success.  The reasons can vary, but many...

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