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My Three Laws of Squatting

In Squatby 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 Rehabby 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 Rehabby 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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Top Five Articles of 2016

In Uncategorizedby 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, Squatby 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 ...

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Stop Haphazardly Doing Mobility Work

In Mobilityby Michael Mash

The push for mobility work in the fitness and rehabilitation world today is strong. From people who are relentless searching for more mobility, to those who utilize them “just because ...

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Strength Training is Prehab

In Rehabby Michael Mash

Recently, there has been a push in both the fitness and rehabilitative communities for "prehab," but what does this REALLY mean? According to EXOS: "Prehab is a proactive approach to ...