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3 Reasons Your Knees Hurt During Squats

Working with high school athletes, I hear a lot of excuses. “My dog ate my homework.” “I forgot to eat breakfast this morning.” “My boyfriend broke up with me so….” And most times my response is, “Excuses are like butts, everybody has one and they all stink.” In the fitness …

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Build Your Lats for a Bigger Deadlift

If you’ve deadlifted heavy before then you have failed on a weight once or twice, if you haven’t…then you probably aren’t lifting heavy and what fun is that??? A poor set-up, especially in setting the latissimus dorsi, can be troublesome in completing the deadlift. Poor activation of the lats can …

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