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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,

A recent study from the FASEB journal found that the effects of aerobic activity prior to strength training may improve the effects of hypertrophy (i.e. muscle growth). Aerobic activity increases capillarization which is simply the formation and development of a network of capillaries to a part of the body. This increase in blood vessels and subsequent blood flow has been linked to muscle growth. Thus, in connecting the dots, it's theorized that by engaging in aerobic activity prior to lifting weights, individuals can better realize muscular gains. From an anecdotal perspective, I've found