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How to do Skater Squats

Skater squats are a variation of the single leg squat that forces a little more quadricep recruitment by requiring the individual to stay more upright through the use of a counter balance. Give these a try to work on your balance and single leg development. Online Coaching with Empowered Strength.[…]

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How to Banded Push Ups

The banded push up is an interesting variation of the weighted push up, in that it makes the easiest part of the movement (the top) the most challenging due to the increase in tension of the band as it stretches against you. Online Coaching with Empowered Strength. Interested in Personal[…]

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Paddles and Packs: The Best “Anti-Cardio” for Athletes

  The following was written by John Odden, owner and Head Coach of Empowered Strength  —  The Story  I have always had a question in my mind since my early college days:  “Why is there such an obsession with running and other cardio nightmares like the stair-stepper, ellipticals, and the dread-mill?”  People mindlessly slog away on these machines for hours on end, in[…]

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