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Whether you are a coach looking to expand your training tactics or an athlete looking for the best workouts. We cover a wide variety of topics including; weightlifting exercises, coaching techniques, athlete psychology, sports performance, and injury prevention. And much more. The Training Lab is a forum to share knowledge within a vast network of coaches and athletes around the globe.

Above all, we are here to bring performance to the people. We believe that sharing our content will connect Heroes who find joy in training.

The COVID-19 virus pandemic is resulting in voluntary — and in some cases, forced — gym closures. Our entire industry is being called to adapt and adapt quickly. In an effort to support you, we’ve compiled a quickstart guide for making the transition from retail to remote with help from some of our friends and partners. We hope this guide is a useful resource to help keep your business alive and healthy during this period of quarantine, shelter in place, and social distancing. READ MORE

 

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Do You Suffer From Bicep Pain And Soreness?

Author: TrainHeroic

If you’re experiencing excess soreness, dealing with tightness in your elbows and/or shoulders, or just haven’t mobilized this area for a while, try spending 10 minutes on the following bicep exercises once or twice a week.

How to Simplify the Weightroom: Q&A with Dan John

Author: Dan John

If I could get you to do military press, some form of deadlift, and farmer walks, five days a week for a couple months, weird stuff would begin to happen. And the weirdest stuff is that you’d look better, feel better, and throw stuff farther.

The Basics of Branding Your Gym

Author: Mark Campbell

When you’re trying to convey why your gym exists, what you stand for, and how you want to serve your clients’ needs, there are three main ways to do it. First, you have the words and phrases that can become a core component of how you communicate on a day to day basis. Second, you can back this up with how you treat people. And third, you can convey key messages through your branding.

Are You Training Or Working Out?

Author: Tim DiFrancesco

Training is a carefully crafted fitness plan targeted at specific results; You go to the gym, precisely carry out your trusted training program and the results follow.

Is It Better To Workout Fast or Slow?

Author: Andy Galpin

You’ve probably noticed that some people in the gym tend to perform their reps as fast as possible, whereas others take a slow and controlled approach. But which approach is better? In this article Dr. Andy tells us why that may be the wrong question to ask yourself. Instead you should determine what your specific goals are in order to pick which rep style suits you best.

Triathletes, Are You Making These Strength Training Mistakes?

Author: Menachem Brodie

Strength training can help you in the final miles of your race. While the triathlon is mostly an aerobic discipline including anaerobic training can really help round you out as a triathlete.

Do You Suffer From Bicep Pain And Soreness?

Do You Suffer From Bicep Pain And Soreness?

Author: TrainHeroic

If you’re experiencing excess soreness, dealing with tightness in your elbows and/or shoulders, or just haven’t mobilized this area for a while, try spending 10 minutes on the following bicep exercises once or twice a week.

read more
How to Simplify the Weightroom: Q&A with Dan John

How to Simplify the Weightroom: Q&A with Dan John

Author: Dan John

If I could get you to do military press, some form of deadlift, and farmer walks, five days a week for a couple months, weird stuff would begin to happen. And the weirdest stuff is that you’d look better, feel better, and throw stuff farther.

read more
The Basics of Branding Your Gym

The Basics of Branding Your Gym

Author: Mark Campbell

When you’re trying to convey why your gym exists, what you stand for, and how you want to serve your clients’ needs, there are three main ways to do it. First, you have the words and phrases that can become a core component of how you communicate on a day to day basis. Second, you can back this up with how you treat people. And third, you can convey key messages through your branding.

read more
Are You Training Or Working Out?

Are You Training Or Working Out?

Author: Tim DiFrancesco

Training is a carefully crafted fitness plan targeted at specific results; You go to the gym, precisely carry out your trusted training program and the results follow.

read more
Is It Better To Workout Fast or Slow?

Is It Better To Workout Fast or Slow?

Author: Andy Galpin

You’ve probably noticed that some people in the gym tend to perform their reps as fast as possible, whereas others take a slow and controlled approach. But which approach is better? In this article Dr. Andy tells us why that may be the wrong question to ask yourself. Instead you should determine what your specific goals are in order to pick which rep style suits you best.

read more

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