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This is the first of a series on injuries in weightlifting and their prevention. It is the nature of powerlifters, bodybuilders and weightlifters in general to push their physical limits. Progressive overload is a staple concept for building strength and mass. Like everything in this world, nothing…

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Are we doing drop sets wrong? There is a growing collection of literature on the advantages and disadvantages of drop sets. Although there are conflicting studies in reference to hypertrophy and strength associated with drop sets, there is also a lack of consensus on exactly how to most effectively…

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Why Home Gyms? Home gyms are becoming increasingly popular for many obvious reasons. These include expensive gym membership fees, overcrowded workout areas, restricted gym hours, travel time to and from the gym and the inevitable chatty acquaintance that bogs down your workout. The inherent…

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