Lee Boyce

Lee Boyce
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Lee Boyce is a Strength Coach and internationally published Fitness Writer based in Toronto Ontario. His work is regularly published in the world’s largest fitness publications, and is frequently on tv and radio segments for major stations.

Lee Boyce is a strength and conditioning coach based in Toronto, ON. As a student in university, he ran varsity track and field as a sprinter and long jumper. Various injuries led him to further his interest in proper training methods to avoid repeating the same hazards.

At age 20, he got his first job as a personal trainer and never looked back. As a 195 pound novice lifter, he changed his emphasis to learning methods of proper training techniques and lifting for strength and size. In a few short years, he put on 50 pounds of muscle and increased his lifts exponentially.

Boyce's knowledge levels got the attention of senior gym staff and landed him positions of leadership at his entry level gym. Always looking up to the industry's influential trainers and coaches, he aspired to write like they did. At the young age of 22, he had his first article published for a major publication.

Fast forward to today, and Lee has been regularly featured on the largest platforms in the world for his fitness expertise and frequently does television and radio segments for major stations including ABC.

In 2013, he was named to the training and treatment staff for Team Jamaica at the Penn Relays international track Classic. Be sure to follow him on Facebook and Twitter and visit his website to view more articles, media and training updates.

Lee Boyce's Content

Can't Do Pullups? Try These Progressions
Having trouble conquering your goal of being able to perform pull ups? Have no fear, these three steps will help you build the muscle required to do pull ups.
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Picking the Perfect Deadlift Variation for Your Body Type
Not everyone is meant to pull from the conventional deadlift stance. Check out this article to find the perfect variation to maximize your deadlifting!
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5 Must Do Exercises If You Want a Stronger Core
To build a strong & functional core, you have to train it with all of it's functionalities in mind. Learn the best 5 exercises that will enable you to do so.
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3 Row Variations You're Doing Wrong (And How to Fix Them)
The row is a staple in any muscle building workout routine. However, a lot of trainees do these 3 row variations wrong. Learn the correct form here!
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Everything You’ve Never Been Told About the Pullup
There are a lot of myths out there about the pros & cons of the pullup. Read this article to learn everything you've never been told about the pullup.
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3 Pieces of Gym Equipment You’re Not Using and Should
Everybody loves to use barbells and dumbbells in their training, but there are so many more options out there. Check out these 3 tools you should be using!
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6 Landmine Exercises for Explosive Results
Some just aren't built for barbell variations; that's where the landmine comes into play. Learn the 6 best landmine exercises to do for explosive gains!
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3 Back Exercises That Risk Shoulder Injury
Have you used any of these three exercises to train your back muscles? If the answer is yes, you may be putting your shoulder health at serious risk.
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Setting Goals: A Realistic Approach to Consistent Gains
Sometimes the hardest part of a fitness lifestyle is having a smart goal. Learn everything you need to know about setting goals & go out there & crush them!
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The Real Benefits of Stronger Glutes
Sure, glutes are important for aesthetic appeal, but do you know the real purpose behind training them? Find out the benefits & proper ways to train glutes!
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Beginner's Guide to Power: 5 Exercises for Explosive Strength
Who said beginner's couldn't train explosively? If you want power, check out this beginner's guide with explosive exercises you should add to your workouts.
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5 Things You Don't Want To Hear About Your Deadlift
The deadlift is one of the most powerful exercises a lifter can do in the gym. However, a lot of people unknowingly make these 5 mistakes while deadlifting.
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Do You Know What it Means to Actually Train Hard?
Social media & mainstream fitness outlines have depicted the wrong interpretation of what it means to train hard. Learn what training hard actually means!
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4 Reasons You Can't Squat to Depth
It's important to squat. Still, a lot of people have difficulty squatting to the appropriate depth. If you fall into that category, you should read this!
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5 Calisthenic Exercises Every Lifter Should Master
You've excelled at the squat, bench,& deadlift, but can you do the 5 body weight exercises every lifter should master? Read on to find out what they are.
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Top 8 Exercises You're Not Doing (And You Should!)
These 8 exercises don't see the time of day in most lifter's workout routines. Learn which ones they are and why you should incorporate them into yours!
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Boyce's Choices: Top 3 Exercises for Abs
You may think you know how to train your core, but unless you're doing these 3 exercises, you're missing out on some solid core strength! Check it out!
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Boyce's Choices: Top 3 Exercises for Chest Muscle Development
Have you been getting stronger on bench press with little chest development to show for it? Give these 3 exercises a try for better pectoral growth!
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Boyce's Choices: Top 3 Exercises for Hamstring Muscle Development
So many people neglect their hamstrings. Do you fall into this category? Check out Lee Boyce's top 3 exercises for hamstrings and build better, full legs!
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Boyce's Choices: Top 3 Exercises for Quads
Accept the fact that most people are quad-dominant and stop neglecting your quad training. Build your quads with Lee Boyce's top 3 choices for quad training!
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Boyce's Choices: Top 3 Exercises for Arm Muscle Development
Have you been doing curls for months with nothing to show? You may have arm training all wrong. Check out Lee Boyce's top 3 exercises for arm development!
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Boyce's Choices: Top 3 Exercises for Traps
If you're having trouble bringing up your lagging traps, you're not alone. Fortunately, Coach Lee Boyce is here to reveal his top three trap exercises!
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Tweaked Your Back? 7 Ways You Can Still Train
A back injury is no joke and they've become very common. However, it shouldn't keep you out of the gym. Here are 7 ways to make gains with a tweaked back.
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6 Strength Training Tips for the Average Lifter
A lot of lifters have a misconception on the appropriate way to strength train. Check out these tips on how an average lifter can improve their strength.
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Boyce's Choices: Top 3 Exercises for Back
If you've been leaving these 3 exercises out of your workouts, you're missing out on some serious gains. Check out Lee Boyce's top 3 back exercises!
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Boyce’s Choices: 3 Best Exercises for Glutes
Build a better booty for your future #humpday Instagram posts. Lee Boyce provides his top 3 selections to build stronger and more functional glutes!
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Are Beginners Ready for Barbell Training?
Many debates surround which approach is best when training a beginner in the weight room. Barbell training seems intimidating, but is it the best approach?
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Am I Strong? Use These Real World Strength Standards
Think that you will never be considered strong? Perhaps you are falling victim to strength standards. See why strength standards are stupid!
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Dismissing Progression: It’s More Than Just Adding Weight to the Bar
The weight on the bar is just one tool in your toolbox. Use it wisely but realize there are also other options which might be more advisable.
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New Year, Same Dad Bod - Breaking the Mold in 2016
Dad bods were all the rage in 2015 but they've been around for quite a while. Here's 5 simple principles to implement in 2016 to get rid of yours for good.
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Plyometrics: The Missing Piece in Your Programming Puzzle
Plyometric training isn't just for athletes. Learn how to supplement your routine with plyo to build muscle and see explosive results!
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The Worst Gym Advice You've Ever Heard
Whether it's coming from a clueless bro or a well-meaning personal trainer, bad gym advice is everywhere. Learn which common tips you should ignore.
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How to Perfect Your Strict Overhead Press
Stalling out on your military press? Join the club. Learn how to troubleshoot your overhead press so you can start putting on more plates.
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Build Bigger Legs: 4 Training Tips for Massive Quads
For truly massive quads, you've got to hit them hard in the gym. Try these 4 training tricks to start packing on more size and strength!
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4 Dirty Bodybuilding Tricks for Advanced Lifters
Think you're too advanced for the basics? You might be and if so, that's why you need to read this article...
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 Lessons From Lifters: 4 Mistakes You Don't Want To Make
When you're new to lifting, you want to get huge right away. But many new trainees make these common mistakes. Learn how to build size the right way!
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Lessons From Lifters: The Truth About Arm Training for Tall Guys
Hey string bean, those pipe cleaners got you down? Learn the secrets from a 6'4" lifter who has packed on some serious mass.
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Bodybuilder thinking while sitting on a bench in the gym
You may only bench on Mondays but it's time to consider if you should be benching at all. Listen up bro...
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Why Do My Joints Hurt? How to Diagnose and Work Around Lifting Injuries
Cranky elbows and creaky knees? Turns out it could be due a variety of issues but first and foremost you need to address biomechanics and programming - here's how.
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Lessons from Lifters: Finding the Perfect Workout Shoes
Serious lifters need serious equipment. Regular tennis shoes aren't going to cut it if you're looking to push your limits and grow.
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3 Fitness Trends that Need to Die
Some aspects of fitness are overrated. Don't fall for the hype, stick with tried and true methods if you want long term success.
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Outdoor Muscle Building Activities
Getting bored and looking to switch things up? Lee Boyce shows you some easy ways to take your training session outside and get the most benefit.
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Optimum Nutrition Supplements
Don't use a 1 size fits all workout. Learn how to design your own custom workout routine that's suited to your goals.
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Pain Free Squat Alternatives to Squat Big Weights
If you're squatting in pain, your body is trying to tell you something. Rather than push through it, try one of these 7 alternatives.
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Stronger Squat Tips With Ronnie Coleman
Need help putting up big numbers on squats? Take it to the next level by following these 3 tips and start seeing improvement in numbers in no time.
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Best Bench Press Workout For Chest Muscle Growth
Looking for a way to add size and strength to your chest muscle? This bench press workout is designed to build massive pecs while putting up big numbers on bench!
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Why You Should Focus on Building Core Strength
If you think a strong core is just a visible six pack, you're missing half the story. Learn how to develop a solid, stable foundation for a stronger body.
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Build A Thick & Wide Back With These 3 Back Exercises
Learn which 3 exercises are the best for building a massive back. Each exercise includes the proper performance technique and rookie mistakes to avoid.
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How To Properly Romanian Deadlift To Maximize Glute Growth
Think Romanian Deadlifts are just accessory work? Learn how to perfect your form on this important lift for more developed glutes and hamstrings.
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Project WHEELS: Hybrid Routine For Leg Gains
Build both your leg strength and solid legs muscles with this workout program that's heavy on squats, but highly effective at delivering results.
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