Tag: biomechanics

Recovery Strength

Master better movement patterns

Phil Learney is a performance coach specialising in strength, conditioning and nutrition. He is based in London. Have you ever seen a toddler pick a toy up from the floor? They squat down with flawless form. They move like we are supposed to move. It’s biomechanically perfect. But modern life eventually takes its toll and makes adults move in the laziest way possible. Most people spend too much time sitting down, have terrible slumped posture, and when they do have to pick something off the ground it’s all bent back and rounded shoulders. As no stranger to the gym, you’re…

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Hypertrophy

The 5 most over-rated moves for muscle

Nick Mitchell is a leading body composition expert and the founder of the Ultimate Performance global personal training gym. He is based in Los Angeles. Let me start by saying that I love all types of training. My training history has focused on bodybuilding, but I love all reasons for weight training, as well as climbing, running, swimming, yoga, pilates – whatever gets you moving is a good thing with me. And I love all exercises. None are intrinsically bad, each serves a purpose and, if performed properly, they will have a beneficial effect on your body. But when it comes…

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