Archive for August 2018

Opinion: Listen Up Weightlifters – I’m Calling Out the Bench Press

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By: Ross Curtis If Olympic weightlifting is your priority, skip the bench press. Trust me, I’ve competed in Olympic weightlifting, lived in China to study with a world-class Chinese weightlifting team, and taught these lifts as a D1 Strength and Conditioning Coach. If you’re a weightlifter, why should you avoid the bench press? It puts…

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Don’t Forget Your Upper Body When You Squat

By Morgan Jackson Trainers tend to focus on the lower body when they’re working with their clients on this, BUT very often the things that need to be addressed are above the hips. There are 3 vital upper body adjustments to make when doing these. Relax your shoulders –  People tend to shrug their shoulders…

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What’s Causing You Pain Isn’t Where You Think It Is

By: Bo Babenko, DPT at Halevy Life Who cries more: the victim or the perpetrator? Think about this EVERY time you feel aches, pains and strains in your body. Here’s why: If you have pain in your knee after starting to ramp up your marathon training (or squatting, cycling — just about anything), for example,…

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