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Author: Cory Leman

Workout intensity is one of the most important elements if PROGRESS is your goal. This is true for endurance athletes, grandma's, or high school baseball players. It's very easy to default to high volume training with low level intensity. After all, it's a lot easier to go for a light jog and move a few light dumbbells around, than it is to sprint, jump, and lift heavy weights. I've been there before many times

I get a little bit irritated when I hear someone say they heard a particular exercise is dangerous. Part of the reason I get frustrated is because we ALREADY have enough roadblocks to exercise. Exercise is ALREADY scary enough for many people. We don't need anymore narratives that dissuade people from engaging in actively moving their body. Particular exercises get a bad reputation for a few reasons. 1. Competency of the exerciser (or trainer) in knowing when to perform a particular exercise and how to effectively program said exercise. 2. Too advanced for a given individual,