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Technique Tuesday: 2 Tips for More Effective Rotator Cuff Exercises

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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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5 Overrated Exercises (and What to Do Instead)

1. UPRIGHT ROWS Conventional upright rows (performed with a straight bar or EZ bar, a narrow grip and pulling up to the chin) are a surefire way to aggravate cranky shoulders. The exercise almost perfectly replicates the clinical test for

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10 Ways to Make Everyday Exercises Better

Sometimes we get caught up trying to make things better through addition.¬†Well, more isn’t always better. Better is better. It’s an overused phrase, but it rings so true in the world of strength training. Eric Cressey nailed it when he

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3 Exercises to Keep Your Shoulders Healthy

We all know the famous quote by bodybuilding legend Ronnie Coleman: “Everybody wanna be a bodybuilder, but nobody wanna lift this heavy-ass weight.” But something similar could be said about the bench press: “Everybody wanna bench press a house, but

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