Tag: technique

Liftlazy Whenevercast: Have A Goal

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Download mp3 file (2.9mb) The Takeaway Points: Have a goal in mind when you exercise. Perform movements that move you towards that goal. Repeat as required until you’re at the goal. If you only workout for enjoyment, fun…

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Knee To Know Basis

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You hear it from trainers and doctors, see it on television and in magazines. Weak knees, knees at risk, no strength in knees, etc. The solution? Strengthen your knees. There’s only one problem with that. You can’t make…

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Up In Arms

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You get down on a mat to do a pushup. After getting in position, you manage to force out 5 or 6 reps until a sharp pain occurs in your shoulders. No big deal, this happens every time…

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Liftlazy Whenevercast: Deadlifts, Malnutrition and Travel

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Hola.  In this episode, I try to make deadlifts easier to perform via strategic cues to perfect your form. I also delve back into the nutrition education with a discussion of malnutrition and how it affects people of…

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Self Preservation and the Art Of Lifting

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Your body has some wonderful defense mechanisms built into it. Among these is the instinct of self preservation. It’s the reaction you get when you suddenly slow up when approaching a steep cliff with no guardrail, or when…

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Resolutioneer’s Guide To Not Burning Out (original post date 12/21/2012)

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They’re coming. The Resolutioneers. Every year, they show up in droves to the gym to get in shape. And they take no prisoners. They’ll go from machine to machine, throw weights around and run so much that they…

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Form Follows Function (original post date 9/8/2012)

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By Christopher Williams Ever see someone at the gym lifting a heavy weight and think “Oh wow, look how strong they are?” Sure, we all have at some point. In the early days when I was a young…

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Running Lazy (original post date 8/3/2012)

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Because I hate articles that make you read everything before giving you the meat and potatoes, here is the 6 step process to running lazy. Then you can laugh at my high school non-athlete stories and get more…

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Clean Up Cleans

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I’ve seen a few people doing cleans at the gym which makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside. I happen to love doing Olympic lifts and would sacrifice every machine in exchange for a rack and a…

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