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Tips & Tricks

Modified Hip Flexor Stretch

Modified Hip Flexor Stretch By LeighAnn Clark. The hip flexor stretch is a staple in our warmups here at A|M Fitness. Hip mobility is a huge talking point and is one of our main priorities during our warmup. But is there another way, maybe even a better way, to perform this stretch? If you’re having…

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Glute Activation For A Better Plank

Glute Activation For A Better Plank By LeighAnn Clark. A plank focuses on core activation. Your core involves more than just your abs though; your core includes your glutes as well. We talk a lot about the hip tuck in your plank. But how do you get your glutes to really play their part? Check…

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Barbell Front vs Back Squat

Barbell Front vs Back Squat By LeighAnn Clark. We talk a lot about how different aspects can affect your form in a squat. Usually, we talk about mobility, sometimes we talk about different implements, sometimes we talk about anatomy. In this video, we are going to discuss how the type of squat that you chose…

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Ankle Mobility – How To Squat Deeper

Ankle Mobility – How To Squat Deeper By LeighAnn Clark. The best squat is the one that has as much good range of motion as possible; in other words, how low can you squat without losing form? Ankle mobility is one of the major factors that affect your squat. So how can we tell if…

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SMR Shoulder Internal Rotation

SMR Shoulder Internal Rotation By LeighAnn Clark. Shoulder mobility is a huge topic of discussion and it is incredibly important. Many of us have shoulder pain and limited mobility, in general, due to our work. Whether it is sitting at a desk with our shoulders rounded and pulled up into our neck, or if we…

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The 3 Biggest Lies!

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The 3 Biggest Lies! By Greg Hammons You have been going to the gym consistently but things aren’t moving as fast or in the direction you want. Is it the workout (not likely), is it the nutrition (possibly), or is it the way you approach your entire fitness experience? Get your mindset right and your…

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Activation For Healthy Shoulders

Activation For Healthy Shoulders By LeighAnn Clark Do you experience pain or lack of mobility in your shoulders? If you do, activation could be the answer to cleaning that up. Check out my video on how to achieve pain-free and more mobile shoulders!                    

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The Importance Of Eccentric

The Importance Of Eccentric By LeighAnn Clark We often say that the eccentric part of the exercise can be used to make an exercise harder, or we mention that is a very important part of the exercise, but do you really understand what that means? Watch my video to better understand what part of the…

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Excessive Hip External Rotation

Excessive Hip External Rotation By LeighAnn Clark Hip mobility is huge for us. It’s one of the main areas of mobility that most people work on. And while good hip mobility is necessary for good squats while training and for moving functionally in life, there can be such a thing as too much hip mobility.…

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Think? About Your Deadlift

Think? About Your Deadlift By Greg Hammons Deadlifting if a major part of our program. You have heard your coaches harp on the form a thousand times, hips back, backs flat, core tight, but are you engaging your thought process the right way? Check out the video to find out a new way to think…

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