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Do deadlifts give you lower back pain?

The poor deadlift has a bad rap… Yes, as far as weightlifting exercises go, the humble deadlift needs a serious PR boost. In my opinion, it is a core exercise – along with both the squat and bench press – that should be included in pretty much every strength training routine. It is truly a full body movement, working so many more

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Have you ever noticed that people age at drastically different rates? This is especially apparent as someone hits 50. This meme captures perfectly… (Wilford Brimley was 50 in Cocoon and Tom Cruise was 56 when they filmed the newest Mission Impossible movie.) In 1985… 50 years-old WAS considered old. People not only looked old, they moved like old people as

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Sitting Too Much Causes “Quad Dominance” |

We have been told that “sitting is the new smoking”. I don’t know if I would go that far, but most of us should probably move around more during the day. One issue caused by sitting too much is quad dominance. This is due to the hip flexors shortening and the glutes completely relaxing while in a sitting position. The

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Elisabeth Sletten – Motivation, Photos and Video

“I got here by being myself and sharing my passion and dedication to my audience and clients. I think people get driven by my hard work and sacrifices, as a result, I am standing where I am today” – Elisabeth Sletten “Find something you enjoy and something that would keep you consistent. I would set a goal that means something

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