Knee valgus and why it’s more common than you think

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I would argue that the squat is the most fundamental movement pattern that we humans do. However, Westerners and those in developed countries have chairs, computers, cars – all things that encourage us not to squat. And so this is why there are so many blogs and books and bro-science videos on YouTube that can’t seem to talk enough about squatting. At the risk of jumping on the bandwagon, I was recently reminded of why so many […]

My experience at the Perform Better seminar

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This past Saturday I had the opportunity to attend a Perform Better one-day seminar here in Denver. But my day at the convention center almost wasn’t so. In fact, this very seminar had fallen off my radar and I had no idea the program was even in town. What happened is I was roaming around Twitter and saw a post by Perform Better talking about the event and how Gray Cook was attending. Fast forward […]

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Should you wipe down gym equipment? Here’s what you need to know

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I’m not going to sugarcoat it – gyms can be dirty places. Anytime there are lots of people sweating on equipment it creates an environment that may as well be a playground for bacteria, viruses and other troublemakers. But should you wipe down gym equipment? In other words, are those gym wipes doing what they are advertised to do – kill all the bad germs and keep you healthy? For some, this simple fact is […]