time-under tension, training with cables

Over the past years, there have been many debates in the fitness world about the differences between cable training and free weight training. Naturally, each method of training comes with its own pros and cons. But which one is better for you and your training style?

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overhead squat
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The overhead squat is probably one of the most exasperating training movements anyone will ever encounter. And for a good reason: it’s almost impossible to do correctly without proper form. And proper form, balance, and mobility doesn’t come easy. If you’ve ever tried to do overhead squats and you failed, you’re probably lacking in one of these areas: balance, mobility, flexibility, coordination, or strength. Continue reading Using the overhead squat to increase mobility

is cross fit a fad
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CrossFit is a fitness trend that dates back to the early 2000s but has become more mainstream over recent years. The word actually incorporates both the type of physical training and the name of the competition that ensued from it. There are many different training styles and exercises that make up CrossFit training. Workouts include calisthenics, plyometrics, high-intensity interval training, weightlifting, powerlifting, and many more.

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