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Merry Christmas from Stronger Athletes

Stronger Athletes would like to wish you a very merry Christmas. As such we'd like to give you a gift.  This is a very lengthy discussion on muscle fiber recruitment that I feel really brings home a lot of the key points of recruitment and why the olympic lifting proponents are barking up the wrong tree when it comes to strength training. Without any further delay, here is the article

Cleans Claim Another Victim

"A committee is twelve men doing the work of one." -John F. Kennedy Cleans Don't Care Who You Are, They'll Injure You Just the Same The professional athlete Joe Sakic of the Colorado Avalanche. The professional athlete:  This is obviously a red-siren, MAJOR setback for Cap and the Avs. He has, in essence, missed eight of the last nine games now. He has yet to play a full game in any of the three he’s allegedly been healthy enough to play in those last nine. This is serious. A bad back can very often mean the end of a player’s career. Knowing the Avalanche and their medical staff, I would bet the ranch that they will now shut Sakic down for at least another few games and try to get this thing cured. Not knowing the location of the injury, I can’t say how bad it is for Sakic, but as someone who has had back surgery to his low back before (1997), I can personally vouch for the fact that you’re NEVER the same again. Sakic suffered the injury doing “cleans”, an Olympic wei