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The 7 Myths of Weightlifting

Evan Stevens There are common utterances when the conversation shifts to weightlifting and why people don’t do it. More so than any other form of exercise, lifting has a near infuriating amount of misinformation and myths surrounding it that steers people away. Yet it remains that lifting is one of the best ways to

The Best Exercises for a Strong Foundation

Foundation is set to carry or support any load that is placed above it.  The stronger the foundation, the better the performance within each sport respectfully or sport specific training. In sprinting, a great foundation leads to a more powerful and faster athlete. The stronger an athlete is, the more force they will be

Injured? Increase Your Muscle Mass with Blood Flow Restriction Training

Dayton Kelly It is not unusual in many gyms to see athletes, particularly weight lifters, with bands or wraps tied around their limbs whilst exercising. While it may appear strange, these athletes are intending to limit blood supply to their working muscle to spur muscle growth in a practice called “blood flow restrictive training”.

5 Ways HIIT Improves Fitness in Women

Alyssa Bialowas Research poll after research poll, male and female adults express that one of the biggest barriers they face to frequent exercise is lack of time. One common assumption is that exercise and physical activity at moderate-intensity for a long period is the superior way to burn fat and improve your overall body composition,

3 Ways Lifelong Exercise Prevents Aging

Alyssa Biawolas It’s no secret that exercise is good for the soul. Lifelong exercise is associated with everything from reductions in frailty, to the regulation of skeletal mass and function, to successful aging (Elliott, et al. 2017). As we age, our bodies change. Physically active people and elite athletes often age more successfully than

Strength Training in Older Women Wards Off Aging

Evan Stevens At Forever Fit Science we have long discussed the importance of adding strength training to your exercise routine. Resistance training has consistently proven to be integral to all facets of health, from brain function and support in diseases like Parkinson’s to arthritis and bone and joint health. A new study released in late

Gain Strength, Power & Force for Maximal Performance | Forever Fit Science

Stability is simply controlled strength, power, and force. The more stability you have, the more efficient you can move. Here are few exercises for stability, balance, and strength focusing on hip flexion and toe dorsiflexion for maximal performance. 1. Single Leg Turnover (Hip flexion/ Toe Dorsiflexion) 2. Stability Hamstring Curl 3. Pistol Squat 4. Unilateral

TRX for Climbers: An Affordable Training Tool

Glancing at the scabrous backs of my hands as I type, it’s obvious to me that climbing season is ramping up. This is a wonderful time of year for many reasons. First, rock climbing is cheaper than skiing, so I’m looking forward to my paychecks going farther. Also, my chances of suffering a life-altering knee

Strength Training Program for Endurance Runners

Evan Stevens Endurance athletes have a tendency to ditch the weights for added miles. Sure, added miles means more endurance; the longer your race, the more time on your feet you will want to log. Yet strength training is an integral part of any distance program. It is something that I’ve seen a lot of

Agility & Weightlifting for Sprinters | FastTwitchGrandma Sprinting Tips & Tricks

In sprinting, one must be able to have an explosive start by exploding from the hips, foot strength along with stable movement, core control, and the ability to extend and contract muscles quickly. As a sprinter, weightlifting has been my go-to in achieving the attributes of a competitive runner. Exercises: 1. Single Leg Hops

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