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It’s been 10 years since Breaking Muscle began. When I first started, I wrote about what was interesting to me at the time because I couldn’t find the information anywhere else. I was interested in yoga, CrossFit, Russian kettlebell training, MMA, and then that lead me to weightlifting and gymnastics, but most of the specialist
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As a coach or personal trainer, you are limited by your knowledge and skillset. Therefore, certifications are suitable; however, one could become too heavy-handed and lose sight of their focus. The purpose of this article is to give insight into why I chose to go into physical therapy in contrast to obtaining more certifications.   
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Hello there, it’s Oleksiy Torokhtiy speaking. You may recognize me from my participation in weightlifting sports for more than twenty years. For ten of those years, I was an active member of the national team from Ukraine.   Read Why Athletes Hate the Jerk Lift at its original source Breaking Muscle: http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/why-athletes-hate-the-jerk-lift
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If you are into strength training, you’ve heard about the fundamental movement patterns—the natural human movements that most trainers believe all humans would, ideally, be able to demonstrate and load. According to Dan John, there are five fundamental movements:     Read Go Beyond the 5 Fundamental Movement Patterns at its original source Breaking Muscle:
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We praise what matters. In a famous study, Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck found that students were far more likely to persevere through challenging problems and bring those problems home to work on more when they received praise for working hard rather than being smart.  Praising effort produced a hard-working identity that fueled people to persist through difficult challenges.
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When you’re coaching personal or group training, you’ve probably come across a sluggish client, or one that doesn’t pick up on exercise cues, or they muddle through their training with no enthusiasm. And, this bothers you because it’s not occasional as they’re almost always like this. If it’s a personal training session, it’s easier to
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Dan John once said, ‘the most dangerous part of my day is when I step out of the shower.’ Think about it. How easy is it to slip and fall once you get out of the shower? Now if it’s that easy, imagine how your older adult clients feel about losing their balance. That’s why
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  In this episode, I’m delighted to join Tony Gentilcore to discuss how he charted his path within the fitness industry and has built a thriving business using coaching, writing, and educating. Read A Successful Career in Fitness With Tony Gentilcore at its original source Breaking Muscle: https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/a-successful-career-in-fitness-with-tony-gentilcore
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How is strength defined and who defines it? Kinesiologists study muscles and have various ways to gauge muscle contraction, length, tension, and force. Therefore, kinesiologists typically measure strength by these primary factors and neglect individual variations of strength as a subjective concept. Whether one can lift X number of pounds overhead is meaningless in the overall
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  A mini-cut is a vital tool in your muscle-building toolbox. Sadly, it is often misunderstood or used recklessly. Used strategically, mini-cuts are one of the best ways to help you build the bigger, leaner body you want. Read The Misunderstood Art of Mini-Cutting for More Muscle at its original source Breaking Muscle: https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-misunderstood-art-of-mini-cutting-for-more-muscle
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