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Recovery and Injury Prevention

Why are we so confused about muscle confusion?

Muscle confusion is a concept that has gained widespread popularity within the fitness community over the past few decades. This theory posits that by frequently changing our workout routines, we can ‘confuse’ our muscles, forcing them to work harder and therefore grow faster. Though appealing in its simplicity, the muscle confusion theory lacks rigorous scientific...

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Stretching the Truth: Bro-Science vs. Real Science in Preventing Workout Injuries

Stretching to avoid Injuries Ever since the early days of physical training, the mantra of “stretch before you exercise to avoid injury” has been echoed in gyms worldwide. But in the realm of “bro-science” – those gym myths handed down from one generation of athletes to the next – does this traditional wisdom hold up...

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Preventing Elbow Pain During Isolated Tricep Work: Tips for Safe and Effective Training

Disclaimer: The content of this article is solely for informational purposes and should not be considered medical advice. Always consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new exercise or rehabilitation program, particularly following an injury. Isolated tricep work is an essential part of any balanced fitness routine. These exercises, such as tricep extensions, kickbacks,...

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