Urinary Incontinence in Athletes and Exercise: More Common Than You Think

athletic incontinence

Urinary incontinence is a common problem affecting women in general and even more common among female athletes. If you have urine leakage while exercising, you’re far from alone. Exercising females in many sports experience urinary incontinence. At the same time, it’s something of a hush-hush phenomenon, perhaps because many find it embarrassing. This article looks … Read more

How to Warm up for a 1RM Attempt [Calculator]

Warm-up for 1RM attempt

Time to go for a new 1RM? Enter your target one-rep max in the field below, and we’ll calculate your warm-up weights. One-Rep Max Warm-Up Calculator General vs. Specific Warm-Up A good warm-up can make all the difference in your training and especially when you are going for a one-rep max or PR attempt. Warming … Read more

1RM vs PR: What’s the Difference?

Bench Press 1RM or PR

Key Points: PR stands for Personal Record and it is the heaviest weight you have ever lifted. 1RM stands for one-rep max and is the heaviest weight you can currently lift for one rep. *** As strength training enthusiasts, we are naturally inclined to measure how much weight we can lift in a given exercise. … Read more

3 Tips on Strength Training for Golf with Mike Carroll

Strength Training for Golf

In today’s blog post we interview Mike Carroll of Fit For Golf. Mike is a strength & conditioning coach specializing in physical training for golfers. In today’s interview, Mike answers our questions on whether or not golfers should be doing strength training, and in that case, how. Should Golfers Be Doing Strength Training? Mike: Strength … Read more

StrengthLog’s Upper/Lower Body Split Program, 4x/Week

Training program upper lower body workout

This upper/lower split program is available for free in our app StrengthLog! Download it for iOS or Android. What does it take for you to get bigger and stronger? You need to: Practice the lifts you want to get strong in. Work all your major muscle groups with effective exercises. Stimulate your muscles often enough … Read more

Whey Protein Concentrate vs. Isolate: What’s The Difference?

whey protein concentrate vs isolate

Whey protein is a popular type of protein used in supplements that help you build muscle and strength, like protein powder and protein bars. Whey protein concentrate and whey protein isolate are two different and common forms of whey protein. You might be wondering what’s the difference between the two, and which is the better … Read more

25 Myths and Facts About Protein [FAQ]

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Do you have questions about protein you want answers to? Like how much you should eat, when you should eat it, and what’s best protein is? Do you want to separate the protein myths from the facts? So do I, and that’s why I wrote this FAQ. In this article, you’ll find answers to most, … Read more

The German Volume Training Plan to Build Muscle [Free]

German Volume Training Program

German Volume Training is an old-school training program popularized by strength coach Charles Poliquin. The weightlifters he trained reportedly used this program in the off-season to bulk up and add a lot of muscle mass fast. While the primary aim of this program is to build muscle, you can expect to gain strength as well. … Read more

How to Train Your Front Delts: Exercises & Workout

Front delt muscle training

Your front delts, or anterior deltoids, is the front part of your shoulder muscle. It originates on your clavicle, inserts on your humerus (upper arm bone), and aids your chest muscles in flexing and internally rotating your shoulder. In this article, you will learn about front delt muscle anatomy, what some effective front delt exercises … Read more