Thursday, April 21, 2016

Is Bad Form Stealing Your Gains? Here's How to Prevent it [Muscle & Strength]

If you were to pin me in a dark corner, threaten my life, and demand an answer to the question, "What is the biggest problem in fitness?", I'd have to say that it's exercise technique.

I'd venture to guess that upwards of 75% of exercisers use bad technique when they train. The reasons for sloppy form are many, but the results are always the same: a ceiling on muscle growth and strength gains -- or worse, injury.

To combat this issue, for the last couple of years I've been doing a weekly #FormCheckFriday series on Facebook, highlighting common (and sometimes very subtle) technique mistakes through side-by-side video comparisons.

Muscle & Strength was so impressed with my work on this important issue that they asked me to develop a complete article series on the subject. Here's the first installment, Is Bad Form Stealing Your Gains? Here's How to Prevent it:


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