9 Sets of Strength Training Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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Mistakes are an inevitable fact of life and strength training. But what if you could just learn from those who have been there, done that, and clawed their way out? Here are nine articles to pass you the benefit of learning from the errors of others.


5 Common Training Mistakes and How to Fix Them (Tom Kelso)

We're human and not infallible. We all screw up from time to time. Here is a short list of what I believe are the common training transgressions.



8 Common Squatting Mistakes and How to Correct Them For Stronger Squats (Chet Morjaria)

Everyone makes mistakes. Everyone squats. Through the combo of these two things, I’ve worked out eight common mistakes that limit squatting potential and how to correct them.


The 3 Biggest Mistakes in Developing Fitness Programs (Josh Henkin)

Every workout has a weakness, but over-complicating workouts is not the answer. Here are three mistakes I see coaches make when creating workouts that can be easily fixed for better results


On %$#@ing Up and Then Moving On: The Importance of Perspective in Athletics and Life (Valerie Worthington)

I f*ck up. And sometimes when I f*ck up I am unable to maintain perspective. I denigrate myself and grow my mistakes in my mind to be so big that they displace all the good things I am and have done.



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Pimp Your Push Up: 3 Common Mistakes and 5 Challenging Variations (Nick Tumminello)

Push ups - the purest, most powerful tool in your training arsenal. That is, provided you know how to use it! There's doing push ups - and there's doing push ups well.


5 Mistakes You Might Be Making With Your Weightlifting Belt (Chet Morjaria)

We're going to look at how to make the best of a simple but effective training aid - the weightlifting belt. Here's how to use it. Are you using yours properly?


2 Mistakes That Can Harm Your Training Efforts and How to Fix Them (Tom Kelso)

Are you tending to what gets you from point A to point B or are you unsure if your training components are working? Here are two mistakes you might be making.


End Sandbag Abuse: The 3 Most Common Sandbag Training Mistakes (Josh Henkin)

Why is it that people freak out over a badly performed snatch or kettlebell swing, but everyone thinks it's okay to have horrible form while using the sandbag?


9 Strength Training Mistakes We've All Made and How to Fix Them (Chet Morjaria)

I think there’s a few aspects of your training that could do with a little shift in perspective. Let’s grab a coffee and take a look at how we can make your training work harder for you.


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