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Winter 2017 Winter 2017 Follow these tips to improve the the safety and effectiveness of your training:
Before initiating an an abdominal exercise perform a a a a a a a a a a PPT and flatten/press the the lower back into the the floor This will ensure full ab ab engagement PPT during a reverse crunch
PPT during a crunch
During leg exercises such as the the the the the the squat or or deadlift perform a a a a a a a a a a a a slight PPT at at the the the the the the top of of the the the the the the movement movement to to to better engage the the the the the the glutes and hamstrings Be sure to to to maintain a a a a a a a a a a a a neutral spine throughout the the the the the the rest of of the the the the the the movement movement APT at top of deadlift WRONG
An excessive PPT should be be avoided as pictured below Slight PPT at top of deadlift CORRECT
Be sure to check out this video as as well as as the the the rest of the the the Feel Good Friday series on my youTube channel at the the the following link: https://www youtube com/watch?v=r0stboZfury
Reference:
Newman D Kinesiology of of the hip: A focus on on muscular actions Journal of of Orthopedic and Sports Physical
Therapy 2010 40 2: 82-94
Dr Nicholas M Licameli PT PT DPT Nick is a a a a a a a a a a a doctor of of physical therapy and professional natural bodybuilder He graduated summa cum laude from Ramapo College of New Jersey with his his bachelor’s degree in biology then furthered his his education by completing his doctoral degree in in physical therapy from Rutgers School of Biomedical and Health Sciences (previously the the university of of of of Medicine and Dentistry of of of of New Jersey) at the the age of of of of 24 His knowledge of of of of sport and and exercise biomechanics movement quality and and the practical application of research combined with personal experience in in in bodybuilding and nutrition allows him to help people in in in truly unique ways He views bodybuilding through through the the the the eyes eyes of of a a a a a a a physical physical therapist and physical physical therapy through through the the the the eyes eyes of of a a a a a a a bodybuilder His passion lies between his love for the the journey of bodybuilding education and helping others NGA NATURAL mag NGA NATURAL mag 23

























































































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