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It’s All in The Hips

It never ceases to amaze me when I see a very large bodybuilder trying to lift a heavy weight from the ground and is all hunched over, back rounded, and looking like he/she is going to die. Meanwhile, at the same gym, there is an athlete who weighs nearly 60 pounds less and is taking an enormous...
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Branched Chain Amino Acids

As professional strength and conditioning coaches, we are always looking for any ethical (non-drug) means to improve our athletes’ performance. We are always looking for the next food, supplement, massage technique, or recovery methods to give our athletes an edge.
One of our favorite ...
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The Lunge May Be the Perfect Exercise

At Elitefitnessnow.com, we absolutely love the lunge. The Lunge may be the perfect exercise for enhancing fitness, athletic performance and (in many cases) physical medicine and rehab.

These are the reasons we love the lunge so much.

In a properly performed lunge, the knee ...
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Periodization Training

Professional athletes follow a periodization model. A periodization model changes every few weeks to allow the athlete to constantly focus on a different component of their fitness. In this manner, periodization training minimizes the risk of injury and maximizes the results.
Our peri...
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Turmeric – The Almost Magical Spice

There are some foods or spices that have so many benefits that they are almost magical. One such spice is Turmeric.

Turmeric is almost magical in its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. ORAC value represents how strong of an antioxidant a food or spice can be. Generally, spic...
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The Truth About Bulletproof Coffee

Over the last few years, we have noticed some increased interest and excitement around incorporating saturated fat into our diets, especially with bulletproof coffee.

For those that don’t know, the generic term for bulletproof coffee is coffee blended with either grass-fed butter, co...
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