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Basic Principles of Injury Prevention When Weight Training

I’ve been spending some time on Quora recently. A far cry from my unproductive Facebook time, Quora has a unique engagement, that has inspired me to write extensively on questions that people present.

It’s led to some great research and deep insight into what I do everyday, of which, one of the biggest things I do daily is consider best practices for injury prevention when weight training – AKA resistance training.

When it comes to what is safe to do in the gym, what is not and what is questionably used, you will not find a completely unanimous resource on the topic.

I’ve heard some good and bad arguments for various styles of lifting, almost all of these are dependent upon the context of the exercise and the desired outcome of utilizing a particular exercise. Continue reading Basic Principles of Injury Prevention When Weight Training