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Why Do My Knees Hurt When I Squat | How To Fix It

Do your knees hurt every time you climb the stairs, bend over, or squat down at the gym? Does this prevent you from doing certain exercises at the gym or at home? Knee pain is one of the most common complaints i come across, that is keeping women from pushing themselves at the gym, in fear of increased pain. Today i want to dive into what is causing this pain and how we can rehabilitate the knees so that they are back in working order! Injury If you have an old injury that wasn’t properly treated, you may have a flare up from time-to-time. This can cause you to be really uncomfortable especially with squatting down. What is important for...

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Training According to Your Cycle: How to Make the Best of Hormonal Shifts

  The MOST common questions i get via DM on instagram revolve around motivation; ‘how can i get motivated’, ‘how can i stay motivated?’, ‘what happened to my motivation? I had it a few days ago and now i just ate an entire box of donuts and fell asleep missing my workout for today’. Motivation really seems to be an issue as it is merely an emotion that comes and goes. I decided to do some digging on the topic and found a bunch of reasons why motivation fails and is renewed week-to-week. What i found is that our motivation levels closely correlates to hormone shifts in your menstrual cycle. Your 28-day (on average) menstrual cycle is basically a series...

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