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  • How Many Squat Racks Does Your Gym Have?

    Next time you’re in the gym, stop and count the number of squat racks. How many are there? One? Maybe Two?...

    Eddie AvakoffJanuary 17, 2016
  • How to Perform a Pistol Squat (and Variations)

    The pistol squat is a very challenging movement. Challenging to one’s balance and also to one’s leg strength, particularly on the...

    Eddie AvakoffJanuary 17, 2016
  • Atlas Stones for Deadlifters

    Let’s face it, picking up 250lbs on a barbell is a lot easier than picking up 250lbs of anything else. Barbells are...

    Eddie AvakoffDecember 1, 2015
  • “Weighted Cardio”

    Or “Loaded Running” In an effort to prepare for endurance events (sometimes filled with obstacles and various physical challenges) a method...

    Eddie AvakoffDecember 1, 2015
  • Mountain Running

    Want to get really good at mountain running? I’ll share a secret: RUN UP MOUNTAINS! It’s that simple. And there’s no...

    Eddie AvakoffDecember 1, 2015
  • Why Your Gym Should BBQ

    Nothing brings an athletic community together like grilling up and sharing some dead animals. Hardcore gyms hold a strong sense of...

    Eddie AvakoffSeptember 14, 2015
  • Cheeseburgers

    I’ve never understood the whole protein shake fad, post-workout. Granted, I believe in re-feeding right after training. But re-feeding with dehydrated...

    Eddie AvakoffSeptember 14, 2015
  • What Should A Gym Sound Like?

    “Can you keep it down, please?” Says the lady on her cell phone earpiece as you pull a new PR deadlift...

    Eddie AvakoffSeptember 14, 2015
  • Welcome to my blog

    I can’t wait to share workout tips with you!

    Eddie AvakoffAugust 18, 2015