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

7 Joint-Friendly Alternatives to the Deadlift
Do you experience pain and/or discomfort when performing conventional deadlifts? These 7 alternatives and modifications may be exactly what you need!
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5 Joint Friendly Alternatives to Shoulder Press
Do you experience pain and/or discomfort when doing traditional barbell shoulder press? These 5 alternatives and modifications may be exactly what you need!
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7 Joint-Friendly Alternatives to the Barbell Bench Press
The traditional barbell bench press can cause a lot of shoulder and elbow joint pain for lifters. These 7 alternatives alleviate some of that stress!
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How Often Should You Change Your Workouts?
Thinking about changing up your workout routine? Not sure if it's the right time? Read this article to learn when the best time to program hop is.
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A Complete Guide to Using TRX Suspension Training
The TRX Is a unique muscle building tool that is underutilized due to a lot of people not really knowing how to use it. Learn the basics with this article.
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The Right Time & Correct Ways to Cheat Your Reps
You've been told all your life to lift with perfect form - but what if cheat reps could lead to more muscle? They can - but you have to use them correctly.
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A Complete Guide to The Zercher Squat
The Zercher squat is a unique squat variation that could take your leg gainz to new heights. Learn the reasons for how and why you'd use this exercise.
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3 Killer Side Plank Variations to Build Your Obliques
Solidify your core strength and build sturdier obliques by adding these 3 side planking variations into your core workout routines. Read on to learn more.
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5 Challenging Plank Variations (& Tips to Help You Master Them)
Ditch the marathon sets and step your planking game up the right way with any of these 5 challenging plank variations. Your core will reap the benefits!
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Neck Training 101: How to Transform Your Pencil Neck
Transform your skinny neck and build a stronger overall body by implementing these training tips and exercises into your daily workout routines.
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4 Golden Rules That Will Keep You Lifting & Healthy for Decades
Make sure you make gainz throughout your whole lifetime by following these 4 golden rules to gym-longevity. Spoiler Alert: You're probably not doing them.
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Squat Depth: How Deep Should You Squat?
Squat depth is one of the most controversial and debated topics in the realm of weight lifting. Learn what factors might affect your ability to squat.
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5 New Landmine Exercises for Explosive Gains
The landmine accessory can help you train certain major exercises in a new and even safer way. Check out these 5 landmine exercises & use them in your workouts!
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3 New Mobility Drills You Should Include in Your Warm Ups
Having better mobility will help you improve your range of motion allowing you to make better gains and prevent injuries. Add these 3 drills to your warm ups!
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How to Make Muscle Gains Using Isometric Training
Isometric training is an often overlooked important component of strength training. Learn how to incorporate isometrics into your own workout routines.
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The Weapon: The Best Ab Exercise You're Not Doing
Build a stronger core with this exercise that you've probably never even heard of before. Learn how to perform the weapon exercise and why you should.
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The Ultimate Guide to Turkish Get Ups: How, When, & Why to Perform Them
Learn how Turkish get ups can improve mobility & stability of the hips, shoulder, and thoracic spine while improving core strength, coordination, & balance.
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The Ultimate Guide to Face Pulls: How, When, & Why to Perform Them
When it comes to posture, upper back strength, and completing the rounded caps of the deltoid, the face pull is the exercise for you. Read on to learn more.
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5 Rules You Should Break in Your Strength Training
There are a lot of "rules" preached in strength training. Some you should follow, some you should break. Find out which ones you should break in this article.
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The Ultimate Guide to Building Massive Legs
Say goodbye to your skinny legs forever with this ultimate guide to building massive legs. This guide covers exercise selection for the quads & hamstrings.
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The Ultimate Guide to Building Massive Arms
Build the biggest arms you genetically can with this ultimate guide to building massive arms! Read to learn more about arm-specific exercise selection!
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The Ultimate Guide to Building a Massive Back
Learn everything there is to know about back training and how to build a massive back. This article covers back exercise selection and training frequency.
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The Ultimate Guide to Building a Massive Chest
Don't get stuck with a tiny chest because all you do is focus on bench pressing. Read this article to learn how to properly build you chest muscles!
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The Ultimate Guide to Building Massive Shoulders
If you're trying to build massive shoulders but are focusing solely on lateral and front raises, you're selling yourself short. Get the scoop in this guide!
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Which Olympic Lifts Should Bodybuilders Learn to Do?
Adding different styles of training to your workout programs is very beneficial to improve your fitness. Learn which Olympic lifts bodybuilders should do!
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11 Most Important Components of Health & Fitness
When people think about health, the first thing that pops into their heads is strength training. What if we told you that was just 1/11 fitness components?
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The Ultimate Guide To Building Massive Traps
Want to build your traps, but not seeing any progress from your marathon sets of dumbbell shrugs? Check out this guide & build your traps the right way!
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Fit female doing overhead presses with barbell
Metabolic training allows for maximum output in a short amount of time. These 3 circuit workouts will challenge you beyond just fat loss and into a healthier state.
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Pumps & DOMs: Are They Important for Making Gains?
Are pumps & DOMs truly the muscle building duo everyone thinks they are? Read on to learn more and how they're applied to strength & hypertrophy training!
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Injury Prevention 101: 3 Ways to Prevent a Knee Injury
Struggle for knee pain or want to learn how to prevent a knee injury all together? Read this article to learn the principles behind knee injury prevention!
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Why Bodyweight to Strength Ratios are Dumb
Bodyweight to strength ratios aren't a true indicator of absolute strength. Read on to learn more about prerequisites that makes strong lifters strong.
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Injury Prevention 101: 3 Ways to Prevent a Shoulder Injury
Struggling to make gainz through shoulder issues? Learn how to identify the cause & treat it - better yet prevent a shoulder injury from ever happening!
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Injury Prevention 101: 3 Ways to Prevent a Hernia
Scared of getting a hernia at some point in your weight lifting career? These 3 hernia prevention tips from Lee Boyce might help keep it from happening.
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Should You Use High Volume or Heavy Weight to Build Muscle?
In this article, we break down everything you need to know about which form of training is better for building muscle mass: High volume or heavy weight?
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4 Exercises You Should Start Doing to Improve Your Overhead Press
If you want to put up stronger numbers on the overhead press, then you should include these 4 exercises in your workout routine. Read on to learn more!
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3 Exercises You Should Start Doing to Improve Your Bench Press
If you want to build a stronger base for bigger bench press numbers, then these are the three exercises you should be doing during your bench workouts!
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3 Exercises You Should Start Doing to Improve Your Deadlift
Can't seem to bust through that deadlift PR plateau, despite giving it your all every workout? Try these 3 exercise to improve your technique and strength!
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3 Exercises You Should Start Doing to Improve Your Squat
Trying to improve your squat technique and personal records, but to no avail? If you're not performing these 3 exercises, then you're doing it wrong!
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Preventing Back Pain: 6 Tips to Promoting a Healthy Spine
Very few injuries are as debilitating as an injury to your back and/or spine. Read this article to learn 6 tips to prevent back injuries from happening.
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Fit Woman Front Squatting Barbell
If you've been doing the same old tired cardio day in and day out, it may be time to ditch the cardio deck. Check out these 4 cardio routines using weights!
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How Your Body Type Affects Your Bench Press (and What to Do About It)
Your body type naturally affects how you should bench press. Read this article to learn what you need to know for pain free and effective bench pressing!
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How Your Goals Could Benefit from a Maintenance Phase
Have you already accomplished all of your fitness goals? Well, it may be time to transition into a complete maintenance phase. Read on to learn more!
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8 Ways to Make More Muscle Gains Outside of the Gym
When people think about making more gains, they focus on what they can do inside the gym. This article gives 8 ways to make more gains outside of the gym.
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Redefining Strength: How Strong is Strong Enough?
Do you find yourself trying to go heavier and heavier each and every workout just to nail a new PR? Turns out, it might not be necessary. Learn more!
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Which Training Style is Best for You?
Body part splits, movement based training, or upper/lower splits? Which of the three main ways to train is going to be most beneficial to you & your goals?
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6 Ways To Challenge Yourself with the Push Up
Push ups are a fundamental movement that anyone can benefit from doing. Make your push ups more challenging with these 6 variations and progressions.
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4 Triceps Exercises Everyone Should Do
If you want to build big arms, you have to build big triceps. Check out these 4 triceps exercises and learn how to incorporate them in your workouts.
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Sprinting for Lifters: A Guide to Muscle Building Cardio
Sprinting seems easy right? It's actually a pretty common exercise to mess up. Read this article & learn how to properly use sprinting in your own workouts.
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Jump Around: How You Can Benefit from Plyometrics
Don't think you can benefit from adding in plymotrics to your workout programs or don't know where to start? Read this article & learn 4 easy plyo moves!
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4 Ways to Achieve Progressive Overload & Build Muscle
Most consider progressive overload as the key to building muscle mass. Learn 4 different strategies to achieve progressive overload & start making gains!
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