3 steps to get back your summer swag

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Adam Friedman Advanced Athletics Athlete For Life 3 steps to get back your summer swag

When summertime arrives, are you going to end up wishing you had spent more time and energy getting in the kind of shape that you’re proud of? The kind of shape where the thought of a day at the beach with your buddies or your neighbor’s pool party doesn’t immediately freak you out. You’re not going to let that happen … 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

the 4-character combo to faster results

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Adam Friedman Advanced Athletics Athlete For Life Kettlebell Squat

In any intelligent workout program you undertake, you should see a 4-character sequence that looks something like this: “3-0-X-1” What do these 4 characters represent? Actually something really significant when it comes to the results you can expect get from your workout. The combination signifies the TEMPO assigned to each repetition of your prescribed exercise. In the language of fitness, … Read More

never back down from a good fight

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Adam Friedman Advanced Athletics 30-Day Get Lean Challenge Posture

Let’s be clear from the start. I’m not advocating violence here. I’m advocating exercising a relentless effort to take on the constant challenges that make you a better athlete. One never-ending challenge that requires that kind of tenacious effort from you is your posture. But what does posture have to do with being a better athlete? Well…a ton. It can … Read More

the top 10 core training mistakes I wish I knew when I was younger

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TRX Kneeling Superman

For a long time, I was making a ton of mistakes training my core. Of course, I didn’t know it then. Now I laugh when I reflect back on my early twenties when I believed that I had it all figured out. Sit-ups were “bad,” while all varieties of crunches were “superior”. There was still so much that I didn’t … Read More

core IQ: what it is…and what it isn’t

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Core IQ

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past 20 years, you’ve no doubt learned that it’s necessary to train your core. The ramifications if you don’t are a threat, not only to your performance, but to your health. There’s a big difference between knowing that we need to train it, and knowing how to train it. Unfortunately most … Read More