Robert Camacho

Robert Camacho

 

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Dogma becomes problematic when it's applied beyond the original authority's intention. Here are two very common misconceptions I see in fitness.
Headaches from lifting can adversely affect your functionality and ability to train for several days, if you’re lucky, and possibly weeks, if you’re not.
I have a confession to make: I don’t do a lot of mobility work. If your mobility work takes longer than your training, then the fact is you're doing both wrong.
What do an athlete and a 65-year old with a knee replacement have in common? A lot more than you think, from my perspective working in injury and surgery rehab.
I won't disagree that the kipping pull up looks silly and isn’t a real pull up, but I’m tired of reading criticisms based on shoulder mechanics that have zero basis in reality.
Learn the underlying physiology that makes pause reps work and a simple aspect of pausing that, though incredibly important, is often overlooked.
Young athletes are not taught how to move properly - basic things like squatting, running, and landing mechanics.
Even though they are both legitimate, there is a difference when considering the utility and risks of each method.
If you aren’t an athlete and you don’t compete, there simply isn’t any reason for you to be injured - ever.
If the link between overhead movement and shoulder injury is merely a correlation, then what’s the cause at the heart of it?
Anterior shoulder pain is often a sign of some degree of shoulder impingement. Here are three steps to deal with it.
Assistance is cheating. There. I said it. But cheating is not always a bad thing. The utility and benefit of “cheating” is directly related to your goals and the context.