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Benefits of Bodyweight

Benefits of Bodyweight


Posted By on Mar 28, 2016 in exercise

I am a fan of bodyweight exercises – exercises that consist of using your own body as resistance.  Pushups, squats, pullups… the old favorites (and some crazy challenging ones that are my goal – let’s just add “more than one pullup” and “pistol squats” to that category).  A strong arsenal of bodyweight exercises makes a great go-to workout when you’re nowhere near a gym.  There are...

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“I can’t do that!” “Well it’s EASY for him!” You spend enough time around a gym, you end up hearing pretty much every reason that someone can’t or won’t try an exercise, or isn’t losing weight, or whatever goal is looking unreachable to them.  In my opinion, that’s focusing in the wrong direction. There are as many body types as there are people, each with its own blend of...

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When people tell you that proper form during weight lifting (or any exercise) is important, believe it.  I didn’t really appreciate how important proper form in my dead lifts was until my back started complaining about my lifetime of poor posture. Proper form isn’t just a tool that your trainer uses to make you feel awkward or confused when you try and move that body of bad habits into alignment (though that is an added...

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