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How Your Warm-Up is Slowing Down Gains

This article was written and shared by Ben Lawson, ISSA CPT and Owner of Lawless Fitness When I ask people why they warm-up the number one response is, “to prevent injury”. Although that’s a positive side effect of an effective warm-up, there is so much more to it than that. The problem is when I talk about mobility or warming up properly I lose the bodybuilders, most power-lifters, cross-fitters and all the gym bros. Most will tune out and file this in the woo-woo hipster fitness crowd who can’t stop talking about Ayahuasca retreats, Paleo, Keto or the latest CBD product. Because lets face it the bulk of those tuning in are 20 something year olds who never get injured...

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