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Leaning Forward During The Squat: Fixing Squat Form For Stronger Legs

Excessive leaning forward in a squat makes it feel gross, increases injury risk, and needlessly limits the weight you can lift. The real problem is that this is a common issue that you’re probably dealing with. Most people still need to work on this issue or refine their technique, even past the novice stage. For

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Dumbbell Hip Thrust With Perfect Form (& Common Mistakes)

Dumbbell Hip Thrust is an exercise that enforces our ability to extend the hips and build strength and muscle mass in the glutes!  Let me show you step-by-step the correct dumbbell hip thrusts, their benefits, and the most valuable tips to make the most of it in your workout routine! What Muscles Do Dumbbell Hip

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How To Do Hip Thrusts At Home Without a Bench

It’s time for some booty workouts! Let me show you some hip thrust variations at home, how to do them safely, and what you can use instead of a bench! What To Use Instead Of A Bench? There are various furniture and equipment that you can use at home instead of a bench, including: Household

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Top 10 Dumbbell Glute Exercises

Are you stuck with weak, small glutes and poor performance? Today we’re discussing the best dumbbell glute exercises for building muscle, strength, and power. By the end of this article, you’ll have all the tools you need to build a better butt with only dumbbells. 1. Frog Pump The frog pump looks strange, but it’s one of

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How To Fix Hip Flexor Pain When Squatting

Hip (flexor) pain is characterized by a sharp or pinging sensation in the front of the hips, particularly when reaching the bottom position of the squat. Many people assume that a “tight” hip flexor is the reason for their pain. But this ‘self-diagnosis’ is often made without proper assessment. While tightness in the hip flexor

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Deadlifts on Back or Leg Day: Debunking the Myth

Should you include deadlifts on your back or leg day? What day should you do deadlifts for best results? This blog post will provide all the necessary information to clear any doubts & guide you toward making an instructed decision for your upcoming workout.  Understanding Deadlifts: Is It a Back or Leg Exercise? Deadlift is

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Top 11 Lower Back Barbell Exercises

Did you know that 80% of people experience debilitating back pain – and research shows this is often due to weak back muscles? A weak back makes you worse at everything – and it comes with serious consequences later in life when you need those back muscles most. The lower back muscles – the spinal

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Hack Squat Foot Placements: Muscles Worked, Pros & Cons

The hack squat is a perfect exercise to target your quadriceps, hamstrings, and glutes.  However, did you know that your foot stance can impact which muscles work dominantly during the exercise? This article will reveal the hack squat foot stances and how they affect your muscles. But before I do that, let’s briefly explain a

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The 10 Best Battle Rope Alternative Exercises 

Battle ropes are a versatile exercise tool for total body strength and conditioning! But what if you can’t access a gym with a rope or a reasonable workout area in your house? Don’t Worry! Many battle rope alternatives can provide a similar workout using body weight, weights, or cardio equipment.  This blog will outline the

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8 Foot Placements On Leg Press: When To Use & Why?

The leg press offers a variety of foot positions and stances! You can effectively target specific leg muscles by adjusting your foot placement on the platform. To better understand the various foot positions and the muscles they target, let’s first clarify what a leg press is and why it’s such a loved exercise.  What Is