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Technique Tuesday: 2 Cues for 1-leg Barbell RDLs

barbell RDL

We got a question on Twitter asking how to progress from bilateral to unilateral hip-dominant exercises, so this week’s Technique Tuesday covers some of my favorite cues for 1-leg Barbell RDLs. This is a natural progression from a 1-arm, 1-leg

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Technique Tuesday: Dialing in Your Bulgarian Split Squat Set-Up

Bulgarian split squat

The Bulgarian split squat is brutal in every sense of the word. They’re tough to perform and they’ll make you walk like a baby giraffe, but that’s part of what makes them great. What’s NOT great is trying to set up

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Technique Tuesday: Troubleshooting the 1-Leg RDL

1-leg RDL

Single leg exercises are a staple in our programming at Cressey Sports Performance. Whether you’re a baseball player, powerlifter or just want to move better, single leg work builds coordination and stability where you need it most. The 1-leg Romanian

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Right Link/Wrong Link: Tweaking Single Leg Exercises for Hypertrophy

I’ll be the first to admit it: I hate single leg exercises. Lunges, split squats, step-ups, they’re all torture as far as I’m concerned. But I hate them a lot less – and value them a lot more – after

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Posted in Right Link/Wrong Link, Tips and Tricks – 7 Tips to Master Single Leg Exercises

If you play a sport that doesn’t require you to spend 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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Good Reads of the Week – (1/24)

This was a solid week for writing. I posted a more op-ed, off-topic piece about egoism in the personal training/strength coaching world and my latest baseball article for Stack got posted. There’s another one about baseball-specific conditioning in the hopper,

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