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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,

If you want to gain muscle, it's important to understand that it's going to take A LOT of work. If you don't want to gain muscle, can I kindly suggest you reconsider? I'm not talking about getting bulky (although if you're an athlete or avid exerciser you can include that). I'm talking about adding lean tissue and preserving muscle as you age. There are a few different qualities you can develop when lifting weights. You can work on developing endurance, strength, or power. But more difficult than all three of these is adding muscle. Part