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Primal Movements – Pulling and Rowing Variants 150 150 Oden Strength

Primal Movements – Pulling and Rowing Variants

Everything in life  tends to happen in front of us. We spend extended periods sitting down and inactive. Because of this the rear side of our body tends to go…

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Primal Movements – The Push and the Elevated Press 150 150 Oden Strength

Primal Movements – The Push and the Elevated Press

There are multiple ways we can increase our capacity to push an object. When people think of a beginner pushing movement they often think of the push-up: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OYPxYz3NYo&feature=youtu.be There’s nothing…

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You are the wedge – squat tips. 150 150 Oden Strength

You are the wedge – squat tips.

In any lift, you are the wedge between the barbell and your base of support. In the squat: Make your approach to the bar the same every time. Take a…

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What makes a good squat? 150 150 Oden Strength

What makes a good squat?

There are many things that go into making a good squat that is suited to the individual. However I believe they can be distilled down to 3 main factors. BACK…

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What do you need to lose weight? 819 1024 Oden Strength

What do you need to lose weight?

Are you feeling stuck about how to lose weight? Maybe you’re making things more complicated than they need to be. Let’s run through the checklist of habits you can start…

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Afraid of the scales? It’s not a good place to be. 628 599 Oden Strength

Afraid of the scales? It’s not a good place to be.

You will hear it over and over. “You don’t need to weigh yourself in order to stay on track!” “The scale is just a number!” “The number on the scales…

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Pendlay Rows 521 480 Oden Strength

Pendlay Rows

Getting some hot work in at the gym with a few Pendlay Rows. Cues for Pendlay Rows: Feet flat Core braced Shoulders tight Body in a hinge position It’s a…

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How’s your metabolism? 819 1024 Oden Strength

How’s your metabolism?

If you’re on a mission to lose weight, keep your metabolism in mind. During my time as a trainer I have seen many food journals where there person is not…

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Is your body ready for weight loss? 859 590 Oden Strength

Is your body ready for weight loss?

In my time as a trainer looking at food logs I have noticed: People, especially women, consume far less food than they should A lot of journals I have seen…

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Creating a calorie deficit 960 640 Oden Strength

Creating a calorie deficit

Body-fat loss happens when you have a calorie deficit.  Your base metabolic rate or BMR is the amount of energy your body uses at rest. My BMR is around 1925 calories.…

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