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The Best Way to Build Strength When You’re a Teenager

Teenage athletes are searching the internet for the best way to build strength. If your son or daughter is interested in strenght training for sports performance or general fitness, it is important to ensure they go about it in a safe and healthy way. Building strength as a teenage athlete is essential to improving sports performance and reducing the risk of injury. Both young men and young women who neglect a safe and properly optimized strength training program are hindering their ability to improve their athleticism and health. Throw in the general awkwardness of being a teen and the obvious aesthetic benefits of...

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What is Strength?

When is your athlete strong enough? What do you consider strength? Does it really matter how much you bench press if you aren’t fast enough to use it? I’m sure we have all heard a college coach say “Let's offer him a scholarship based off of his bench press numbers.” NONSENSE! No, you haven’t! The numbers don't lie: greater force is greater strength. Get off the machines, get over your one rep max, stop obsessing over how strong you are and focus on how powerful you are....