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3 Ways Deadlifts Increase Vertical Jump Performance

1. Deadlifts Correctly Replicate the Position You Jump From:The body position of someone performing a vertical jump and the bottom position of a deadlift are practically identical. Becoming more powerful in this position during deadlifts have been shown to transfer to vertical jump performance. 2. Deadlifts Have Been Proven To Increase the Rate of Force Development:The science backs up the

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OLD-LOOKING UNFIT PEOPLE AT THE AGE OF 50…

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” | Gymmotivation.com

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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