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Jaime Alnassim
Former EWU Thrower, Exercise Science Grad, & Alnassim.com
Former EWU Thrower, Exercise Science Grad, & Alnassim.com
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For anyone who has tried to bench press cars, military press a village, and build round shoulders that would make Mr. Olympia look small knows how quickly the shoulders can become aggravated. Boulder shoulders is a goal for many of us who are into bodybuilding, powerlifting, CrossFit, and much more. It is no question that the shoulders take a beating, almost every day you are in the gym.
Read More ➡️https://www.srxnutrition.com/articles/shoulder-tightness-becoming-pain-free-mobile/

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In every gym across America, people are constantly looking for answers. All of the muscle magazines say that doing extended cardiovascular training (LSD) will kill any increases in lean muscle mass and therefore rob you of your gainz. While training for a marathon will...
Read More at ➡ https://www.srxnutrition.com/articles/gym-life-does-cardio-kill-my-gainz/

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Have you ever thought about how having the knees go over the toes affects the biomechanics of the squat? How would restrict the knees while squatting do to your form? People tend to think squats are bad for your knees but are they?
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https://fightagainstchickenlegs.org/articles/2016/02/29/how-knee-position-during-squats-effect-the-hips

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Every time you go to the gym there is a good chance you’ll see someone stretching their hamstrings. The hamstring muscles are by far some of the easiest to stretch and “feel” like you are making progress in your mobility. Most of us don’t need to stretch our hamstrings as much as we do.
Read More at ➡ https://fightagainstchickenlegs.org/articles/2016/02/23/tight-hip-flexors-and-hamstring-pain

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Periodization is the systematic planning of athletic or physical training. Most of the bros who go to the gym have zero idea what they are even going to do until they show up and start holding a dumbbell. Have a plan is always a good idea, no matter the level that you train, setting a goal and designing a program around it will be beneficial.
Read More at ➡ https://fightagainstchickenlegs.org/articles/2016/02/16/load-progressions-in-periodization 

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Everyone wants a bigger, stronger, and nicer booty and yet the same people do not want to do the work to hear it. Anyone who has been in the gym, longer than the six weeks from January 1st to the middle of February knows that you cannot just half ass your way to a full ass. It should be common knowledge by now that you cannot cheat your way to your dream body. Unless you want to live on social media and never let anyone see you outside of your last post, it is time to head over to the iron temple and hang out at the bar.
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https://fightagainstchickenlegs.org/articles/2016/01/02/glute-activation-building-that-butt/

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Have you ever seen someone squatting with a five-pound plate under their heels or using the Olympic lifting shoes that have a raised heel? Ankle mobility is just as important as hip mobility when it comes to getting deep in the squats.
Read More at ➡ https://fightagainstchickenlegs.org/articles/2016/02/06/ankle-mobility-and-how-it-effects-squat-depth/

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Erika is still fairly new to the gym, but you would not be able to guess that by looking at her. One look and you think this young lady has been in the fitness game her whole life. Starting off her bikini fitness career in 2015 with taking the top spot in two shows, Erika has been getting ready to take her physique to the next in 2016.
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https://fightagainstchickenlegs.org/articles/2016/01/09/erika-squatting-deep-and-asking-questions/
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