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Lacking Midline Stability During Overhead Pressing is a Myth

Hey all, One thing I hear quite a bit from coaches and also from reading in the blog-o-sphere is the idea of a lack of mid-line stability causing lower back (lumbar) hyper-extension during overhead press. 

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The Missing Key to Correcting Anterior Pelvic Tilt

If you’re a therapist or coach who regularly studies biomechanics you’ve undoubtedly heard of anterior pelvic tilt.  Anterior pelvic tilt (as shown in the featured image above) is when the

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Are Deep Loaded Squats Bad for the Lower Back? A Deep Investigation into the Safety and Performance of the Deep Squat: Part 8

Last week we spoke about some ways to make deep squats safer for the knees.  This week we talk spinal health.  So, does long term exposure to heavy loads in the squat increase the likelihood of low back

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