June 26, 2016

In the interest of full disclosure, I have to admit that I still have a long way to go when it comes to developing my own flexibility. I’ve spent a large portion of my training career chasing higher poundage on the bar with the bare minimum time put into stretching. While I did make sure that I worked towards having optimal range of motion in my lifts, I never sought to increase my range beyond that, and I tended to always prioritize strength over flexibility. Many of you are probably in the same boat.

When I took a step back to look at my training as a whole, I realized a few important things were holding back my progress:

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Javier Garza

I'm a personal trainer by trade, working in the Midtown West area of NYC. I like to help people get big, lean, strong, and most importantly feeling good! Traveler. Gearhead. Human guinea pig.

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