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The College Student’s Ultimate Dorm Gym For Under $200

Building a home gym in the dorm When you’re a full-time college student, it seems like there’s never enough hours in the day. With looming deadlines and constant commutes, carving out time to drive to and from the gym every day becomes a challenge. Wedge Effect makes it possible for every college student to have their own home gym.   …

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4 Reasons Decline Squats are More Effective Than Traditional Squats

Exercise will always be a hot topic in research. One of the many questions that researchers ask is: How can people make their exercises more effective? Researchers have looked into “squat science,” if you will.  A recent breakthrough in exercise science is that decline squats can be more effective than traditional squats.   Squats can be an athlete’s best friend …

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Static Stretching: 3 Reasons Why You Need It After Your Workout

Stretching before a workout comes intuitively to nearly all athletes – but you may want to incorporate static stretching afterward, too.   Many fitness experts and personal trainers have agreed on what type of stretching is best, and when. The consensus is that dynamic stretching, or continuous movement, is best before a workout. Static stretching, or stretches with no movement, …

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9 Power Exercises For A Total Body Workout

Works: Quads, Glutes, Calves, Core Box Jumps work your body from head to toe! They significantly increase strength and muscle tone, and build both upper body and lower body strength, agility, balance and coordination. Start with 2 and increase the difficulty of box jumps using more Wedge Ledges (max 4) and wearing a weighted vest. Works: Core and Back Crunches …

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Wedge Ledges Back in Stock for Plyometrics and More

 During Wedge Effect’s unanticipated six week sellout, the Wedge Ledges earned the title of ‘#1 Selling Product for Jump Trainers’ on Amazon. Due to the high demand from plyometrics fans, the Wedge Ledges are back!   After a brief hiatus, the Wedge Ledges are now available on our website and Amazon. Discover for yourself why athletes, trainers and fitness …

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HIIT Exercises You Can Do Anywhere With One Fitness Prop

High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is taking the fitness world by storm. Gyms and athletes everywhere have adopted interval training in their routine. The explosive, dynamic, and fast-paced workout style has helped people lead healthier and sustainable active lifestyles. But what makes it so effective?   Extensive studies measuring HIIT have unanimously agreed that it’s an effective program to follow for …

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5 Tips for a Healthy Vacation This Summer

Vacation doesn’t have to mean skipping out on your workouts. With a plan in mind, you can get a taste of the local cuisine, rest, explore, relax, and still have a healthy vacation.   Of course, foreign flavor is part of the vacation experience. But there’s a smart way to splurge, so here are some tips for a healthy vacation: …

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American Ninja Warrior Modern Tarzan Advances to National Finals

Nicholas Coolridge added on to his pile of NBC’s American Ninja Warrior accolades by completing the Los Angeles City Finals. Formally known as Modern Tarzan, the Wedge Effect athlete was one of nine ninjas to finish the course this week.   While 34 skilled athletes competed, Coolridge finished in second place with an impressive time of 6:10.92. Using his acrobatic skills, …

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7 Stretching Tips To Improve Your Workout Routine

Before you dive straight into crushing your workout, stretching should be number one on your to-do list.   Stretching is just as – if not more – important than the actual workout. Forgetting to stretch before your workout can lead to both minor and severe injuries. Incorporating proper stretching into your routine can improve your flexibility, posture, and coordination.   …