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Should you train to failure?
Should you train to failure?

Should you train to failure?

Author: Jimmy Pritchard

A common misconception in strength training is that each and every set must be taken to failure in order to yield positive adaption. When it comes to high rep hypertrophy and endurance training, the body will ultimately discontinue work as a result of your intolerance to bear the high level of hydrogen accumulation or “lactic acid”.

Top 3 Ways to Prevent IT Band Pain
Top 3 Ways to Prevent IT Band Pain

Top 3 Ways to Prevent IT Band Pain

Running athletes commonly report pain and tenderness to touch on the outside of their hip or knee. This is known as IT Band syndrome, which is one of the most common injuries seen in athletes who have a heavy running workload. The Iliotibial band (IT band) is a thick band of connective tissue that runs down the outside of the legs, originating at the pelvis and attaching just below the outside of the knees.

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