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The Best Hip Flexor Stretch and Glute Bridge Combo?

When I first started working in the gym, I used to love a good hip flexor stretch and glute bridge combo. I felt like the hip flexor stretch did an awesome job of “stretching” my “tight” hip flexors and the glute bridge was fantastic for “activating” my glutes. Now while the rationale, thought process, and […]

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Knee Pain Basics Part 2

Programming and Training Thoughts to Reduce Knee Pain In Part I of our series, we discussed my core philosophy behind knee pain, and how to address it from a theoretical standpoint.  In case you missed it, check it out via the link below: Knee Pain Basics, Part I In our second edition, we’re going to […]

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Avoiding Knee Pain in the Gym

After training clients and athletes of all shapes and sizes over the years, it’s no wonder why so many of them end up with knee pain. Many are left with the impression that they have genetically “bad knees.”  Others simply assume that they will no longer be able to do the extracurricular activities that they […]

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Simple tips to squat deeper

One question I get all the time is, “My back tucks under when I squat – is this ok?  And how can I fix it?” To answer the first question, no, it’s not ok.  This tucking, buttwinking, or whatever you want to call it puts the spine under repetitive flexion.  Do it long enough and […]

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