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Given what you're asking, it probably boils down to your specific body, and can't really be answered in the general case. When I was training for my first triathlon, I had the least experience with swimming. When I started swimming, I put on surprising amounts of muscle in my arms and shoulders. It was enough that for longer runs, I felt the weight. The ...


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I think that you're running into one of the limitations of an overly simplistic model like "80/20". Note that I'm not saying the idea behind it is bad, but the way it's being conveyed loses much of the nuance. To speak to what I believe to be the spirit of the model, don't stress about the distance or time per se. Rather make 20% of your runs be ...


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Your posture is fine, but you could probably still work on maintaining a more neutral spine if that's important to you It looks like you have mild lumbar flexion when you squat, meaning that your lower back is being pulled into a flat position, rather than a neutral position (being slightly curved inwards). Since this is a body-weight squat, there's no ...


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The picture is a little blurry but this could be pelvic tilt, specifically posterior pelvic tilt. It can be caused by solely contracting your abs. This rotates your hip joint clockwise, with respect to the photos. To maintain a more neutral tilt, you counter this rotation by contracting your glutes. The glutes function to extend the hips (counterclockwise). ...


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