Stephen Bergeron

CSCS, CPT

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Steve is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist holding a BS in Exercise Physiology from Bridgewater State University. He is a biomechanist, personal trainer, competitive powerlifter, writer and public speaker who specializes in getting his clients strong and looking good. Recognized as one of the premier trainers in the Boston area, Steve trains out of Fitcorp, Myoforce and Perfect Postures and is the owner of Bergeron Performance Training. His clientele has included those -rehabilitation, athletes, weekend warriors and even elite powerlifters and figure athletes. His ability to assess a client’s capabilities and design a program that will get them from wherever they are to wherever they want to be has set him apart from other trainers.

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What Is A “Deload Week” & Why Is It Important?

If you train day in and day out, week after week, month after month, so on and so forth you may notice that you will find yourself hitting a serious plateau or ...
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8 Grip Strength Exercises For A Stronger Grip

When it comes to strength training, building a strong grip is possibly one of the most neglected areas. In fact, in most cases it isn’t trained at all. What y...
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5 Anti-Rotation Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

Watch any late night infomercials and you’re bound to see dozens of gadgets that promise to strengthen your core and help you gain 6-pack abs. That would be a...
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7 Different Types Of Weight Lifting Bars

When it comes to strength training, the barbell will always reign supreme for the big lifts. But, with more and more interest in strength training, some gym own...
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Lat Pulldown Exercise: Proper Form & Technique

Nowadays it’s not uncommon to hear that using weight machines in the gym isn’t functional and can cause muscle imbalances. While I agree that most machines ...
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How To Bench Press With Proper Form & Technique

The bench press is one of the first exercises that most guys learn when they begin strength training and is hands down the most popular lift performed in most g...
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Rep Tempo: What Is The Best Weight Lifting Tempo?

With all of the different training variables such as sets, reps, exercise selection, rest period, how many days to lift per week, etc. it’s no wonder that a t...
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Master The Barbell Back Squat: Proper Form & Technique

Considered by many athletes and strength coaches to be the ‘king’ of all exercises, the back squat is perhaps one of the most beneficial lifts you can maste...
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How To Increase Muscular Endurance: 6 Training Tips

When most people think of muscular endurance they think of things like running and cycling. The fact is, muscular endurance is important to almost any activity ...
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Free Weights vs. Machines: Which Is Better?

Walk into any commercial fitness gym and you’ll see a combination of both free weights and machines for various strength training exercises. Some people use j...
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