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Technique Tuesday: Pistol Squat Progressions

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I’ll be blunt: the pistol squat is not one of my favorite exercises. I’ve even gone so far as to say they’re overrated.┬áBut in hindsight, I realized those feelings were mostly because I suck at them, and as is often

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Posted in Technique Tuesdays – 7 Tips to Master Single Leg Exercises

If you play a sport that doesn’t require you to┬áspend significant time on one leg, you’re not playing a real sport. Running, jumping, cutting, kicking and throwing all require the legs to act independently of one another to create speed

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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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