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  • Are Good Mornings Bad for the Back?

    Q: What is your opinion of good mornings? I understand they’re bad for the back. A: What I find interesting is...

    Charles PoliquinJanuary 15, 2014
  • Back Pain And Leg-Mass Gains

    Q: I have good form on the squat, but I often strain my lower back on it.  As a result I...

    Charles PoliquinDecember 24, 2013
  • Solutions to Low-Back Pain

    Many of us know all too well that low-back pain can be caused by training. The culprit exercises include barbell rows,...

    Joseph M. Horrigan, D.C.September 30, 2013
  • Building Strong Lumbars

    Last month it was all about the almost-straight-legged deadlift, my all-time-favorite lumbar exercise after good mornings. I covered the reasons for...

    Bill StarrSeptember 12, 2013
  • Building Strong Lumbars

    Last month I stated the many reasons that it’s so important for every strength athlete to have a strong set of...

    Bill StarrAugust 22, 2013
  • Building Strong Lumbars with Good Mornings

    The lower back is the universal joint of the power plant. If you don’t have strong lumbars, the power generated by...

    Bill StarrJuly 30, 2013