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Deadlift: Proper Form – Hip Hinge

Welcome to the “Deadlift: Proper Form” series! Maybe you’ve just started lifting weights. Maybe you’re a trainer who wants to learn the nitty gritty about the deadlift. Whatever the case, welcome! In this article, I’m going to focus on the “hip hinge” and its importance in proper deadlift form.  I’m going to explain:What the hip hinge isHow […]

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Don’t let your calves get tight

There are many reasons calf muscles can get tight. For women, high heels are the most obvious culprit. For men, dress shoes with raised heels and athletic shoes with tall, super cushy heels can also put the calves in a shortened position. Anyone who lifts weights in special weight-lifting shoes (again with a raised heel) […]

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