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7 Reasons to Get Stronger Instead of Doing Kipping HSPU | The Movement Fix

Article from themovementfix.com/ The content of this article will strike a nerve for some people, so let me preface it by saying this: I was a crossfitter before I was a chiropractor. I am a crossfitter first and I only want to see CrossFit improve. I am not one of those people who just sits […]

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The 30 Second Mobility Cure – T-Nation.com

Article from T-Nation.com by Max Shank – 6/26/2013 Here’s what you need to know… • Extensive sitting can make you a pathetically functioning human being. • You can improve movement quality in only 30 seconds by using the Thoracic Bridge. Sitting in physically damaging. Some even say that excess sitting is the smoking of our […]

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Overtraining Can Kill You: The 3 Stages of Overtraining, Part 2 – BreakingMuscle.com

Chronic overtraining can lead to serious brain, muscle, and metabolic imbalances. These parallel chronic adrenal dysfunction and aerobic deficiency. Eventually the body becomes exhausted and many hormones are significantly reduced.

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Overtraining Can Kill You: The 3 Stages of Overtraining, Part 1 – BreakingMuscle.com

Let’s look quickly at what overtraining is and the various stages of it, as well as how to possibly use it to our advantage before we wind up in hospital.

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Hydrate and Take Electrolytes to Prevent Cramps in Those Hot Summer WODs, Right? Wrong! – Tabata Times

And what is a cramp, exactly? We know when we get one and what they feel like, but do we actually know what is happening and why? How do we prevent a cramp? And why do they hurt so much?

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Cheating Ourselves of Sleep – New York Times

Article from NYTimes.com By JANE E. BRODY Think you do just fine on five or six hours of shut-eye? Chances are, you are among the many millions who unwittingly shortchange themselves on sleep. Research shows that most people require seven or eight hours of sleep to function optimally. Failing to get enough sleep night after night […]

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The Top 2 Posture Mistakes | Functional Fitness on the Bluffs

Let’s be honest. Even if you’re one of the select few individuals that works out regularly, you’re only doing so for a handful of hours each week. Most, if not all, of our time is spent outside of training. It’s in this time, however, that we can do the most damage to our performance. Click […]

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