Raising well is about a lot of things: the strength of your mind, the strength and coordination of your muscles, and physics If you’ve ever wondered why your bar path can make a distinction in between a failed rep and an enormous PR, science is the answer. It’s likewise the reason that the length of your arms and legs matter in lifting.
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Does Limb Length Impact Your Lifting (Or Are You Just “Making Excuses”)?
It’s not “making excuses”