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Science Summary: Squats and Leg Training

Squats are seen as the granddaddy of all exercises.  You’ve seen the memes by now.  If that was all you had to go off you’d probably be under the impression that squats are the only leg exercise you need to be doing.  It’s worth exploring the hype though, what exactly do squats do for your

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Flex Dieting 101

Back to the Basics A major part of my job as a personal trainer is making sure my clients are educated on what they need to do inside and outside the gym to improve their health.  A rule of thumb I use when talking about body composition is that 80% of the changes happen in

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Science Summary: Injuries and Recovery (Cardio or Weights Part 8)

This post is a continuation on my series through Alex Hutchinson’s Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights? All of the following questions are taken from this book and the answers are paraphrased from the authors words with my interpretations and thoughts added in. Ouch, I think I sprained something.  How long should I stay off it? Short Answer:

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