Youths Can Reap the Benefits of Strength Training
Olive Stevens deadlifted more than twice her bodyweight at the AAU Junior Olympics in Des Moines, Iowa. It was one of four national and world records set by Stevens in the squat, bench and deadlift, as well as the combined total of all three lifts. Stevens is six years old.
How Clubs Can Maximize Use of Cable Equipment
Cable strength equipment is well-suited to the functional fitness aspirations of many members; however, the machines can be confusing and intimidating. With sound instruction and a little promotional effort, fitness centers can help more members to enjoy cable training.
Why Gyms Are Offering Strength Training in a Group Setting
Free weight areas in most gyms have historically been loner zones. Beyond the occasional request for a spotter or instruction being delivered during a private coaching session, the primary soundtrack at the lifting platform and dumbbell station has been the clank of iron and the occasional grunt.