“Crutches” in the Weightroom – AKA Supports

Crutches in the Weight Room

WHAT IS A CRUTCH? I use the word "crutch" to define any object that does one of the following:  •Gives support to a body part during training or movements. •Provides a false sense of security during training or movements. •Or simply allows you to delude yourself into thinking you have achieved something that you really haven't. You see it all … [Read more...]

Squat With Knees Past The Toes

Squatting Let your knees pass your toes

How many times have you heard, "Do not let your knees go past your toes or you will get injured" proclaimed by some health "expert" or fitness "guru", especially during exercises like squats and lunges. Not only is this unrealistic, but it is actually a practice that will leave you more injury prone than allowing your knees to go past the … [Read more...]