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Even though our bodies are in motion everyday, they can still get rigid from a lack of stretching. Stretching helps your body become more flexible, improves your range of motion, and offers many other benefits. It can be challenging to know which stretches to perform, how often to do them, and how long to hold different poses.
Weightlifting is a great way to tone your muscles, boost your metabolism, and improve your overall health and physical fitness. However, without proper form and basic knowledge of weightlifting movements, you can be at serious risk of injury. Whether you are new to weightlifting or returning to the gym after COVID restrictions have been lifted, we’re breaking down the proper form for weightlifting as part of our weightlifting 101 blog series.
You're motivated, you're invested, you're ready to jump into weightlifting. But, if you've never done weightlifting before, you may not know exactly where to start. Some exercises prove to be much more challenging than others, especially when it seems like everyone in the gym does the exercise differently and offers contradictory advice. One of the most troublesome and nerve-wracking exercises for newbies is the squat. As a part of our Weightlifting 101 series, we will cover the proper squat form and technique, getting down to the nitty gritty of how to do this specific exercise without injuring yourself.