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How to Perform the Farmer’s Walk

Chances are you have seen someone walking laps in the gym holding a set of dumbbells. You are probably wondering what they are doing and more importantly, what are they working? The movement is called the farmer’s walk. The farmer’s walk tests your grip, your agility, your leg strength, your upper back strength, and your mental toughness. It seem’s like …

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Over Pulling on Pull-ups and Pulldowns

Pull-ups and pulldowns are great exercises for really building those lats and your back. Just like any other movement, however, when done inproperly it can lead to injury and lack of results. Dr. Joel Seedman goes over one of the mot common mistakes when it comes to pull-ups and pulldowns- overpulling.   Like any movement, there is an ideal range of …

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Common Plank Mistakes

The Plank. It’s become a staple of workouts everywhere and promises to be the ultimate core workout that can be done anywhere as it requires no weights or equipment. As an isometric exercise (meaning that it is performed in a static position), the main goal when performing a plank is to find your perfect form and hold it solidly for …

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How to Instantly Boost Chin-Up Performance

Chin-ups are a classic exercise that work the back and upper body. Chin-ups are great for further targeting your latissimus dorsi and biceps. When performed properly, this exercise is extremely effective on these areas. However, when performed incorrectly, the output does not give the same results. Strength Coach, Charles Poliquin, shares how to improve your chin-up performance to maximize those upper …