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No, explosive movements do not necessarily lead to injury. Performed correctly after a period of acclimatization, explosive movements are quite safe. The recommendation to be slow, deliberate, and under control at all times is meant for the general population. Most people are weak, prone to injury, and unlikely to seek capable instruction in explosive ...


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Congratulations, you found the secret muscle group, technically known as the "everything". Being slightly more serious, loaded carries are one of the best exercises you can do to improve strength, muscle mass and general athleticism (according to Dan John) You're right in that your core will be worked, but probably a lot more than you'd imagine. If you ...


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Regarding the 800lb deadlift, I think that's the realm of major league baseball pitchers throwing 100+ mph fast balls. In both cases, those folks are pushing the upper limits of their physical capacity. Catching injuries, pushing super hard, and only able to sustain it for a period of their lives. That's a far cry from what most people consider "fitness" to ...


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There is likely some CNS benefit to the number of repetitions (so be sure you are using proper form) Since intensity is relative low from a strength standpoint is seems like a strength/cardio hybrid workout My personal primary purpose for the farmers walk is to improve my grip strength for deadlifts. If that is your goal too then consider increasing weight ...


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Your original statement is not correct. Deadlifts are compound exercises that, when completed, activate a large group of muscles [1]. The grip strength (finger flexors) and the lower back (erector spinae) work isometrically to keep the bar held in the hands and to keep the spine from rounding. The gluteus maximus and hamstrings work to extend the hip ...



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