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QUIT BENCHING LIKE A BRO: How To Stop Heaving

Heaving into a bench press is when you are losing tightness and letting the bar drop onto your stomach or sternum. You pull the bar into you, letting that shoulder internally rotate a bit, and then you chuck it back up. Losing Tension Can: Cause an injury. Loose out on strength...

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Why And How To Use A Belt

Why And How To Use A BeltWhy should you use a belt? When do we actually use a belt and how do we do so? Well, belts can be used on Squat, Bench, Deadlift and Overhead press and you could even curl with them. The belt increases your intra abdominal pressure by giving you something to brace...

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Increase Your Deadlift: Stance Width

<span class="redactor-invisible-space"></span><span class="redactor-invisible-space"></span><span class="redactor-invisible-space"></span> Obviously, there is sumo and conventional deadlifts and there are a million variations in between because everyone is...

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​Building Muscle, Building Strength… What's The Correlation? Ft. Eric Helms

So how does it really work? Why do you see some jacked people with no strength at all? Why are there people who are really strong but with no muscle? Why do two people start the same program but don’t get the same results? Does building more muscle have more potential in building strength or...

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