two stability fundamentals to improve your overhead press strength

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Adam Friedman Advanced Athletics Fitness Expert Overhead Press Tips Kettlebells

There’s a quote I love to recite to my students when teaching fundamentals of strength for an overhead press. The quote is this: “you can’t fire a cannon out of a canoe”, by Charles Poloquin. It’s not hard to imagine what would happen in this scenario. The canoe would be thrust backward, and the cannonball would land well short of … Read More

the training method that’s proven to work

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Adam Friedman Advanced Athletics 30-Day Get Lean Challenge Drew Hanlen Strength Training Kettlebell Exercise

As an athlete, the goal of your training should almost always be to create the maximum impact on your strength and power. That’s because these two qualities are crucial to improving your performance in sports. You’ll increase the likelihood of gaining strength and power when you work out if you use a systematic plan with the right loading strategies. What’s … Read More

9 workout variables to change up your routine

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Adam Friedman Advanced Athletics Athlete For Life Gold's Gym Workout

Lately, I’ve been feeling a little worn out. And to be honest, bored and unmotivated. Come to think of it, I’ve also hit a plateau in my training performance. And have had no positive change in body composition for months. So altogether, my confidence is waning. If you’re saying and feeling these things, I want you to know each is … Read More

eating around your workout

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Adam-Friedman-Advanced-Athletics-Athlete-For-Life-Eating Around Your Workout

Trying to figure out the right nutrition to support your health and fitness goals can seem impossible. There’s enough conflicting information floating around to make your head spin. Some science supports you achieving your performance goals, while other published material supports health and anti-aging. The data and recommendations end up being contradictory because the two goals are at the opposite … Read More

the shape of bending

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Adam Friedman Advanced Athletics Athlete For Life The Shape of Bending

It amazes me the number of athletes who are “living” on a daily basis with low back pain (LBP). Lots of players are down-and-out right now. Others are a “straw-that-broke-the-camel’s-back” injury away from debilitation. It’s a familiar episode that I can relate to because I’ve been through it. And many of my clients who walk into my office for the … Read More

5 tips to master any new exercise

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Adam Friedman Advanced Athletics Athlete For Life 5 tips to master any new exercise

I know that performing any new exercise right is important to you. That’s why applying all of the nuances in terms of technique and execution should be top-of-mind when you’re working out. It’s what separates mediocrity from mastery. With that said, I’ve seen what happens when someone tries to be flawless too soon. They attempt too many things, all at … Read More