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My Three Laws of Squatting

In Squat by Michael Mash

Regardless of stance width, degree of toe out, trunk angle, or squat variation, three factors should ALWAYS be present in any squat. There are my requirements to load on day …

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Why Your Mobility Drills Don’t Work

In Rehab by Michael Mash

The push for mobility drills in the fitness and rehabilitation world today is strong. From people who are relentlessly searching for the “magic bullet” drill to finally solve all of …

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Barbell Rehab is Patient Empowerment

In Rehab by Michael Mash

Photo credit Dr. Austin Baraki Despite the numerous physiological benefits of barbell training, there is also another commonly forgotten reward! The Older Adult A commonly seen problem in the older …

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The Truth About Banded Mobilizations

In Rehab by Michael Mash

Banded mobilizations have become an integral part of many lifters’ routines, and rightly so. They do a great job at instantly reducing tightness and increasing mobility, but is there more …

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Top Five Articles of 2016

In Training by Michael Mash

What a year! After starting Barbell Rehab in February, I couldn’t be more thankful for my dedicated readers and those who have helped me on this incredible journey. Expect some …

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Hip Shift During Squats

In Rehab, Squat by Michael Mash

While the majority of people will be able to squat symmetrically when taught correctly, there will inevitably be some who do not. One issue that I’ve seen recently is shifting …