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Swing To Win – Kettlebell Swings Better Than Olympic Lifts?

Christopher Peil Breaking Muscle Olympic weightlifting derivatives have long been hailed as the apex exercises for power training in strength and conditioning. There’s now evidence that’s probably wrong. For most people, most of the time, a simple kettlebell swing is a better power movement than any Olympic lift derivative.  Sport Happens in Full Hip Extension Sprinting, punching, throwing and swinging a …
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Hamstring Hammering: 6 New Exercises

Smart Moves for Complete Hamstring Development by Gareth Sapstead T-Nation A great set of hamstrings will always stand out. Building them can even help protect the knees and prevent injuries. Here are some new moves that’ll add more meat to your hamstrings. 1 – Slider Hamstring Curl with Eccentric You’ve probably heard of Nordic curls and the benefits of controlled …
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Is The GHD Still Useful?

Emily Beers Breaking Muscle There was a time GHDs (glute-ham developers) were used in 10,000 CrossFit gyms around the world—predominantly for GHD sit-ups, a movement that demands that you go into massive spinal extension before propelling yourself back up with your glutes and hamstrings. While I’m sure there are still tons of gym who have averagely fit …