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Weight Training Stunts Growth – An Evidence-Based Myth Buster

There is a widely held belief that weights training, when performed during puberty/adolescence, can stunt ones growth by damaging their growth plates. Because of this,…

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Butt Wink Is Not About The Hamstrings

This was originally posted on Dean Somerset’s blog and shared here with permission – enjoy! Squats are awesome. Whether they’re loaded using a barbell in…

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Exercises for Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (AKA ‘Shin Splints’)

This was originally posted on Tom Goom’s blog and shared here with permission – enjoy! It’s easy to talk generally with rehab, ‘strengthen x,y and…

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Is it Safe for Knees to Pass Toes During a Squat

One of the biggest training myths out there is that the knees shouldn’t travel forward past the toes during a squat, otherwise your knees will…

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