rhabdomyolysis risks

Rhabdomyolysis: What is It, and Why Should You Care?

What is Rhabdomyolysis? Today I want to talk about a serious health condition that anybody who works out needs to be aware of. It’s called Rhabdomyolysis, and it happens when people push their training too far, too fast. Rhabdomyolysis is discussed at length in this book, “Rhabdo: The Scary Side Effect Of Exercise You’ve Never…

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Latissimus Dorsi Muscle and Function

Muscle & Function – The Latissimus Dorsi

Muscle & Function – The Latissimus Dorsi The latissimus dorsi, otherwise known as your “lats”, is the widest muscle in the human body. Having a strong latissimus dorsi is very important for improving posture, preventing back pain, and improving spinal stability. Have you ever heard someone say “you need a strong backbone” in life? Well,…

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Manual Resistance Training vs. Conventional Strength Training

Manual Resistance Training vs. Conventional Strength Training You may have heard the term “manual resistance training” (or MRT) on the web or around the gym. Manual resistance training is a form of exercise that doesn’t incorporate any equipment at all. Instead you use your own body and gravity, or the body of a partner or…

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