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Why Modifying Exercise for Pregnant and Postpartum Women is Mandatory and How to Do It

Working with pregnant and postpartum women is similar to working with any other population. They face specific problems due to the nature of being pregnant and delivering a baby afterwards. If you

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The Pregnancy and Postpartum Coaching Mini Course

If you’ve been a coach for long enough, you’ve worked with someone who’s pregnant. Chances are, a big chunk of your clientele have had children at some point and are therefore postpartum.

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The Ultimate Front Rack Mobility Guide

The front rack is a very strange movement. It’s very specific to olympic weightlifting. You really only see this position for barbell movements like the clean and jerk, thrusters, push press and

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The 6 Best Accessory Exercises to Build a Stronger Squat

There’s a reason why they call them beginner gains… Today’s post comes from strength coach Kiefer Lammi. He’s the man behind the magic in Champion Stronger, our online training

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How Often Should You Train to Get Stronger Without Getting Hurt?

It’s time for another episode of STRONGER TV. Last week we went over how to deal with hip pain during sumo deadlifts. Make sure you check that one out if you haven’t already. This week

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6 Pro Tips For Reducing Lower Back Pain During Deadlifts

In the last post we went over modifications for the bench press when the shoulder hurts. Click HERE if you missed it. Today we talk deadlifting. Before we get started, here are some basic principles

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5 Pro Tips For Reducing Shoulder Pain During Bench Press

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 get it, injuries

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9 Critical Principles for a Successful and Injury Free Off-season (Part 2)

If you missed part 1 in our series then click HERE to go back and check it out before continuing.  Now onto part 2… 4: Have Some Fun If the sole purpose of your training is to become a better athlete

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Shoulder Impingement Part 6: Do You Have Shoulder Impingement?

Updated November 2017 If this is the first time you’ve read been reading this article series I recommend going back to part 1 and starting there.  A lot of the topics build on top of each other.

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Shoulder Impingement: Part 5 – How Posture and Breathing Effects Shoulder Impingement

I can’t believe we’re already up to 5 parts on this topic!  In case you missed it. Part 1  Part 2  Part 3 Part 4 Do you guys remember upper crossed syndrome from Part 3?  For

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Shoulder Impingement: Part 4 – The Thoracic Spine and Ribcage’s Role in Impingement

So far we’ve gotten pretty deep on the concept of shoulder impingement but it’s time to delve a little deeper.  Next in the line-up we’ll talk about the thoracic spine and ribcage.  If

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Shoulder Impingement: Part 3 – The Shoulder Blade’s Role in Impingement

Updated November 2017 Understanding what is happening inside of the shoulder joint is a very important part of understanding impingement.  If you haven’t checked out part 1 and part 2 I’d

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