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Angles are Everything

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Angles are Everything

Well, after lifting a lot and having a balanced program they are :) Did you know that how and where you grab the bar or machine handles + the slight variation in direction joints move affect which muscles you use?Using the right geometry sounds pretty basic, but most people ignore focusing on figuring out how to get the most out of each move. Example:   The row I'm doing in the 1st video, hands are on the bottom handles. Why? Because I try to focus on getting the rear delts to do the majority of the work, not lats or...

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My Favorite Traveling Exercises

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My Favorite Traveling Exercises

PLEASE DO NOT SKIP WARMUP!!! Share with a lazy friend who always skips it and jumps into the workout, then gets injured quickly... Warmup: Cat Cow Bird Dog Crocodile Routine Workout: 3 sets of 20 of each 1. Knee banded squatted lateral walk 2.Standing banded kick backs 3. Donkey kicks 4. Wall Sits + elbow slides 5. Superman hold   Try it and lmk what you think :)  

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Myofascial Release

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Now get your balls and go roll em against the wall :D

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Triceps + Gutes Vacation Workout

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Triceps + Gutes Vacation Workout

No equipment? No gym? Just you and your sneakers and some resistance band? Boo-hoo, got bad news for your excuses - you can still get a kickass session in almost from anywhere!Catch my push day lift from Costa Rica! Banded low squats 4×25 S/S with squatted lateral walk 4x15 (each side) Bench triceps dips 4x15-20 S/S with kick back lunges 4×20 per leg 4x20 Fire hydrants + donkey kicks + tricep band pull apart S/S Triceps dive-push up 3x10        

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Slow and Controlled

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Slow and Controlled

Are by far my most favorite words when teaching people how to make the most out of their time at the gym. Having a powerlifting background, I know how tempting it is to just drop the heavy ass weight after you have picked it up, no matter the exercise. Especially during complex lifts - deadlift, squat, cleans, exc. Your grip loosens, you're afraid to waste energy and not make the new PR...Why though?Mussels have 40% more strength for eccentric motions (releasing the weight, or negative reps) vs concentric (when the muscle contracts while pulling or pushing)! We have all seen,...

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