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back exercises, hypertrophy, strength and conditioning, training -

Activation of the latissimus dorsi (lats) during back exercises is something a lot of people struggle with. One of the reasons for this is that you can't actually see your back during these exercises, this makes the mind muscle connection more difficult. Also, trying to lift too much weight forcing correct form to collapse is a big factor. Some things to keep in mind when performing back exercises. 1) Hold your core nice and tight with a slight arch in your back the whole movement to prevent injury and maintain strict form. Taking a breath in and holding it at...

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Hypertrophy, periodisation, progressive overload, strength and conditioning, strength training, weight training -

  What is it and how do we achieve it? You may have heard the term hypertrophy training around the gym and online when people talk about weights and strength training programs. The word hypertrophy means: “the increase in the volume of an organ or tissue due to the enlargement of its component cells.” As you have probably guessed muscle hypertrophy training is referring to training programs that increase the size of our muscles. To achieve muscle hypertrophy you must train the muscle specifically to make it want to grow. Training for hypertrophy can be achieved via many different systems...

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