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Follow these important rules for taking your workout outside.

Gyms may still be closed due to quarantine orders from COVID-19, but that still leaves training outside at your disposal (just be sure to social distance and cover your mouth and nose).

Naturally, many may see this as a fitting option compared to being cooped up in a poorly equipped home gym (if you have a home gym that is).

Don't retire exercises – modify them instead

There’s no excuse for pushing through pain and force-feeding movement patterns that don’t agree with your body type. Even so, relegating an exercise to pasture should only come through a fair share of trial and error.

These will wreck your shoulder joints. Here's why, plus a better option.

This exercise is still commonly used, even amongst trainers who should know better. A lifter suspends himself across two benches while his trainer or lifting partner loads several 45-pound plates across his lap.

When you've got some extra time to kill, training every day can feel like a tantalizing option. Should you do it? Sure, but only if you're going to do it right. Here's how.

The idea of high-frequency training rises in appeal periodically, usually based on circumstances. Maybe you live next to (or work at) a gym and see the possibility of training every day. Or maybe a global pandemic puts the gym entirely off-limits, and you’re finding that you have plenty of time to kill each and every day in your home gym.

Movements that spit in the face of logic

Exercises aren’t contraindicated – people are. That means it’s on us to choose the right exercises for the right body type, injury history, and goal. But there ARE a few commonly botched exercises that are inexcusable, and that transcends simply not having the right “build” for it.

My new article on stack for athletes sheds some real light on stretching.

Athletes of any sport would do well to remember that when it comes to preparing the body for activity, there are certain goals we must achieve, basically across the board.

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