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Week in Review on gillaspytraining.com:



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Been a rough couple of weeks, these tough weeks came with sickness on top of everything else that was going on. I will miss my grandpa, but I know he is in a better place. One cool thing about life is you get to continue to represent loved ones after they pass, and I will do everything I can do to do that in a positive way.




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This is an exercise that really makes zero sense to me. People have a lot of difficulty getting into the right positions with a deadlift from the floor, let alone standing on an elevated surface putting yourself further away from the bar. Ive yet to see a person that the low back wouldn’t become the prime mover with this one.




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Baseball players usually gain external rotation and lose internal rotation at the shoulder. Basketball players usually lose some ankle mobility. These are just a couple examples of adaptions that can happen during a long season and a good strength and conditioning program can address. Also, over the course of a long season performance wants to dip. Ive felt this dip in performance in season before and I’m sure other high level athletes would tell you the same. A good off-season allows you to build performance back up to at least baseline. I can’t imagine playing a sport year round, but it happens.




Best article I read this week: Lou Schuler on how years of bad training choices might eventually catch up to you. https://www.menshealth.com/fitness/a38400411/training-mistakes-knee-injuries/?fbclid=IwAR1b2cT_5Bbe66J5kQyR6RfdvgXsK-O78f6C0Xv_KlPAcOyCVVXd3bGwsio




Have a great week!



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