Strength Training

A Guide to Close-Grip Dumbbell Presses

Everyone loves the barbell bench press. But, like anything in life, repetition can bring stagnancy, and stagnancy stymies growth. An article on offered a variation on the barbell ... more »

Tips to Maximize Muscle Recovery

There’s no downplaying the importance of eating healthy foods and getting a good night’s sleep in enhancing muscle recovery from training. No matter how healthy of a lifestyle you’re living, no... more »

Executing Deep Knee Bends

With no equipment required, deep knee bends are a very accessible, convenient exercise. You can do them anywhere and anytime, making them useful for breaking up long periods of sitting or standing. ... more »

Blood Flow Restriction Training For Injured Tactical Athletes

Blood flow restriction training, also known as BFR or occlusion training, helps athletes — both tactical and sport — recover from injury or surgery. It uses special equipment to safely prevent lo... more »

ROTC Cadets Get Valuable Training at Fort Leonard Wood

More than 60 ROTC cadets from the nine Missouri universities that make up the Army’s Gateway Battalion converged on Fort Leonard Wood this month for their annual fall field training exercise. Th... more »

Volt Athletics Launches V3, Expands Into Tactical Training

Volt Athletics, a global leader in personalized health and fitness technology, recently announced the launch of V3, the next generation of its coaching platform, designed to deliver safe and effectiv... more »

Fort Bragg’s First-Ever US Army ‘Best Squad Competition’ Underway

The 12 best squads from across the U.S. Army have battled their way to the top of their respective commands, and they are now representing their senior commands during the U.S. Army’s first-ever Be... more »

Marine Enters Guinness World Record Books for Burpees in 1 Minute

A U.S. Marine has broken the world record for chest-to-ground burpees in one minute for the female category. U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Nahla Beard is an Air Traffic Control supervisor with Headquarte... more »