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Bicep Curl complications corrected

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There are three types of carrying angles. That’s not important to know…what is important is your ability to be in that angle while performing bicep curls.  “Put your hands in an anatomical position (Like the charts-relax let the arm hang by your sides  please” Palms FACING OUT hanging please…Lets say you…

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Push-up complications

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Take your hand right now and put it straight out in front of you, pronated (palm down, spill the soup) and extend it back (bring fingers towards you). Notice how far your range was in the wrist joint? The wrist only has 60-70 degrees in extension. However, during a push-up (on the floor…

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Low Pulley Cable Pull

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Look!! Someone actually designed this Anatomy Man, “this must work the horizontal fanned fibers of the pectoralis region”! Not! Do you understand we invented this exercise…someone lowered the pulleys…selected a weight, and did an awkward front raise…with a squeeze at the top! Do you feel the squeeze? This is another follow the leader move. It…

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Dave Parise’s Worst Exercises of 2016

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Dave Parise’s Fix My Fitness Club WORST  Rethink exercises of 2016  “Exercises that wreak havoc on your entire system, and are shown by uneducated Personal Trainers. The Seated Leg Extension –It causes a contraction of the quadriceps muscles in the thigh WITHOUT a co-contraction of the hamstrings & calves to protect the knee. This…

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What Leads to Joint Pain?

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  What leads to pain in any of my joints? Posture has a major influence on Pain. Pain can alter muscle function, creating reflex inhibition and changing our movement patterns. Pain and reflex inhibition change the sensory input to the muscles when there is damage to ligaments and capsules; it…

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Lists that Fix your fitness

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The Importance of following a plan- (Let’s make this simple) By Dave Parise CPT FPTA MES While muscle strengthening exercises are crucial for overall health, they really are only responsible for about 30 percent of the lean body benefits. Seventy percent is related to the foods you eat. Diet and…

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