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The Best Mobility Exercises for the Front Rack

Front rack mobility is an interesting topic for me.  As a CrossFit coach I see front rack mobility issues in maybe 10-20% of folks.  Squat and overhead mobility tends to be a much bigger issue

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The Complete Guide to Patellar Tendinopathy

Key Points:What is patellar tendinopathy? (4)Patellar tendinopathy is an injury to the patellar or quadriceps tendon that usually occurs gradually over time and worsens in intensity with more challenging

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The Complete Guide to Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Key Points:What is patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS)? (13)Pain around or behind the patella, which is aggravated by at least one activity that loads the patellofemoral joint during weight bearing on

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The Best Exercises To Get Out of Shoulder Pain and Back to Training

Alright, so we basically have shoulder pain figured out right?  We've got pain relief creams, massage chairs, wands and guns, pills, potions and magnets.  That should do the trick. Wrong.Shoulder

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5 Pro Tips For Reducing Shoulder Pain During Bench Press

Updated 7/21/20 As athletes we’re going to encounter pain and injuries from time to time.  It’s just part of the game and it’s going to happen if you end up training for long enough.  I

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Should You Compress and Elevate After an Injury?

So you just hurt yourself.  The question is now, what do I do?  The old adage RICE comes to mind: Rest Ice  Compress Elevate We want to throw some ice on there, elevate the injured

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Should You Ice After an Injury?

So you just hurt yourself.  The question is now, what do I do?  You've heard, always ice immediately after an injury, right?  It's the sensible thing to do.  But is this actually

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8 Keys to Safely Returning to the Gym After Taking Time Off (Like from COVID-19)

Key Points: Go slow when returning to the gym even if you feel good Use a 4 week ramp up period to slowly increase intensity and volume as you return Cut your sets down slightly from your normal program Use

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The Ultimate Guide to Getting Out of Shoulder Pain and Back to Bench Press, Overhead Press and Olympic Lifts

Key Points: This article is a monster so I’ve included the main points to getting out of shoulder pain and back to training below: Learn the basics about shoulder pain Strengthening helps improve

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Complete Guide to Rotator Cuff Tears, Tendinopathy and Subacromial Impingement Syndrome:

Key Points: What is the prevalence of rotator cuff pathology? Rotator cuff tendinopathy is the most common form of shoulder pain (1)  What is Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy and Associated Rotator

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The Best Exercises To Get Out of Low Back Pain and Back to Training

Alright, so there is an absolute plethora of information out there on how to get out of low back pain.  On top of that we've got all sorts of products and interventions to do the trick.  We've

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6 Causes of Extension Based Lower Back Pain in the Gym

Key Points: This article is pretty big so I’ve included the main points below: Overhead Mobility Limitations Overhead mobility restrictions forces extra extension and stress on the lower back during

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