E.Aigle
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Are crunches actually a back exercise?
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Abs stabilize the core in multiple directions. Abs are plural because you have different sets of abdominal muscles which move or resist movement of the spine in these different directions. The six ...

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Why do many people start the Snatch with a very upright torso?
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In the snatch, horizontal motion of the bar must be limited to keep from losing it behind. The hip hinge is usually the cause of most horizontal motion. Keeping the hips low allows the lifter to ...

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So (one of) my toes won't come up when running - flat footed
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It seems to me that this is probably fatigue building up to where you can no longer maintain you usual gait. However, from the description of your running style, I think you may want to reconsider ...

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Burn fat while maintaining flexibility
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It sounds to me like you're looking for body recomp more than anything here. I would recommend just cutting the calories a little bit while maintaining relatively high protein. The calorie in calorie ...

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Unable to catch the Clean
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Catching the bar on your chest can be caused by any of the options you laid out in your question. From your video, it seems that you are trying to pull the bar too high, and allowing your forearms to ...

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Snatch: Mind Cues to Improve Hip Contact and Prevent Bar Swinging Forwards
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1: The main cues I recommend is thinking about aligning your hips and shoulders at the end of the pull. Hip extension and knee extension should be simultaneous and your glutes should reach full ...

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Why calories table for 100g doesn't sum 100?
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The weight of all the macros in a food is not the total weight of the food. Most foods contain at least a little water, and minerals and plenty of other things. The left over quarter is all that other ...

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Stretching and hypertrophy/strength
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The hypertrophy you are talking about is mostly related to the workload applied to the muscle. It's kind of unclear if you're asking about hypertrophy or strength, so I'm just going with strength here....

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Can therapeutic training be dangerous?
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There is nothing inherently wrong with long training sessions. However, if they are not done carefully, ie being careful with rest times and insuring enough fueling etc, you are at great risk of ...

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How to burn 1000 calories doing push ups
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Replacing "cardio", with "not cardio" is not a good idea to begin with. You should always strive to have a good mix of the both just for general health. You should first ask ...

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