5 Steps to a Great Squat

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Squats (along with deadlifts) are one of the best possible exercises you can do for your body. Where you place them in your workout is a strategic decision. Including them in your workout is a must. Step One: Improve your hinge technique. The hinge is a key component to a good squat. If you do not get your butt back you will not be able to get low and then get back up from … [Read more...]

How to Use Active Stretching

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Active stretching is an essential element of your warm up routine. Active stretching involves foam rolling and stretching movements that are not static. The idea is to remove the force that is caused by static stretching, thereby reducing the potential for injury. Active stretching relies only upon the muscle being stretched. There is no additional force applied. An example of … [Read more...]