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The Missing Exercises for Joint Pain Relief and Injury Prevention

The best ability in training is the availability to do it in the first place. So, train in a safe manner that allows you to continue training. That said, it’s no coincidence that once barbell based lifting got popular again, it was quickly followed by a high demand for mobility and injury prevention modalities. Many …

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More Gain, No Pain – Article Featured in Men’s Health Magazine, May 2010 issue!

Here’s your chance to check out my newest article – “More Gain, No Pain” – in the May 2010 issue Men’s Health magazine…FREE! You can read the entire article and view videos of all the exercises here, at the Men’s Health website. Or, click on the magazine cover below! . . An injury doesn’t have …

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Low Back Pain – The Negative Side of Current Spine Research

I cant believe the amazing amount feedback we had on my last post displaying Mark’s videos! It just goes to show how important this Low back pain stuff is. . Today, (as promised in my last post) I’m going to discuss the negative side of looking at the spine the way displayed in ¬†Mark Young’s …

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Low Back Pain – An Inside Look at the Spine

As I mentioned in these posts, Low back pain is a popular topic because so many folks, of all ages, suffer from it. . My good friend and colleague, Mark Young, has provided us some incredible videos about the anatomy of the spine and why specific exercises like Crunches, Squats and Russian Twists may be …

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Rotary / AntiRotation Core Training – What you’re missing!

Core training is a hot topic. It always has been and always will be. Why? – Because even though we all may have different approaches to training the “core”. We all agree that the Core is important for health and performance. . In this post, I’m going to provide with with an informative video that …

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Bulgarian Split Squat – It may be hurting your back?

There is allot of talk these days about the Bulgarian Split Squat otherwise called the Rear Foot Elevated Split Squat. . Regardless of what you call it, I think its a great exercise. But, like any other exercise, it can be performed safely and effectively or it can performed in a less optimal manner. . …

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Top 5 Ways to Corrective and Prevent Muscle Imbalances! – The TRUTH About Muscle Imbalances (Part 3 of 3)

In my – The TRUTH ABout Muscle Imbalances Part 1 and Part 2. I clarified some of the common myths and misconceptions about muscle imbalances. And, exposed you to some smarter, more logical approaches to training clients and athletes with muscle imbalances. . Now, As promised, in this post – its all about Practical training …

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How to Get Bigger, Stronger, Leaner Legs with Bad Knees

I just released my new article on WannaBeBig.com entitled Get Big Legs with Bad Knees. – This article is a must read for anyone suffering from pain, injury or limitation related to their knees. – It’s also a must read for all Strength Coaches and Personal Trainers who work with injured clients and athletes. – …

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How to build a Bigger, Strong Upper Body w/ Bad Shoulders

I feel like I don’t know where my home is or what my girlfriend looks like anymore. My endless pursuit of education has had me traveling back and forth for weeks now. Today is no exception because in a few hours I’m leaving for New York to attend a Mark Comerford workshop about the Shoulder. …

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