Monthly Archives: January 2017

Technique Tuesday: 2 Tips for More Effective Rotator Cuff Exercises

rotator cuff

Rotator cuff work is for more than just baseball players. Whether you’re a powerlifter, CrossFitter, football player, whoever, you need healthy shoulders to stay in the game. I’m not so sure I can say anything about the rotator cuff that

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Weekly Recap: January 29, 2017

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6 Ways to Improve Your Bench Press Lockout

bench press lockout

I used to think the bench press lockout was something raw lifters didn’t need to train. If you lifted raw and you missed at lockout, it was because you messed up something in your setup. Or so I thought. While the

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Technique Tuesday: Push Yourself Away from the Bar

“Push yourself away from the bar” is a common bench press cue that works great in theory, but gets butchered by many lifters. When done improperly, it not only saps you of strength but puts your shoulders in a potentially

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Weekly Recap: January 22, 2017

This was an awesome week for fitness content around the web, so here’s a recap of all the stuff you should read and watch! Check it out: Best Fitness Reads of the Week Here are some of the best fitness

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Technique Tuesday: A Better Way to Foam Roll

foam roll

Most people foam roll by simply rolling back and forth over a muscle to try to loosen it up. Sometimes this just doesn’t cut it, especially the bigger and stronger you get. Big muscles are often tight muscles and they

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4 Warm Up Mistakes You’re Probably Making

warm up mistakes

The warm up is the salad of exercise. It’s not very exciting, but you know it’s good for you and you should probably have it before you get to the meat and potatoes. Luckily, with the increased popularity of functional training, a

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