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March 28, 2019 00:15:56
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#AskAchieve 119: Knee Position During Squats, the Effectiveness of the Landmine Set-Up, and the Mind-Muscle Connection During the Bench Press and Overhead Press!

What's up, Achievers?! First off, thanks to all of you who reviewed the podcast last week - we really appreciate it! Please keep em' coming, everyone! In the first question, we delve into knee position during squats and what to do if "nothing" is working to improve your form (1:55). Next, we talked about the Landmine set-up and what we think about it. We referenced @benbrunotraining - definitely go check him out (8:10). Lastly, we answered a question about how to approach the mind-muscle connection during the bench press and the overhead press (11:43). We hope you enjoyed this episode! If you did, we’d love you forever if you left a rating and review on iTunes - it seriously helps us out a lot! Please DM us @achievefitnessboston on Instagram if you have any questions you’d like us to answer. Until next time, Peace, Love, and Muscles! Jason and Lauren ...

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March 25, 2019 00:14:26
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#AskAchieve 118: When to Incorporate HIIT Training, If You Should Write Your Own Workouts, and the Best Way to Deal with Exercise Pains!

What's up, Achievers?! Hope you all are having a wonderful day! In the first question, we go over whether or not it's a good idea to incorporate HIIT training before or in the middle of your strength workouts (2:25). Next, we go over if you should write your own workouts or hire someone to create them for you (5:15). Lastly, we over the best way to deal with exercise pains - in other words, how to improve your ability to recover from soreness (11:15). We hope you enjoyed this episode! If you did, we’d love you forever if you left a rating and review on iTunes - it seriously helps us out a lot! Please DM us @achievefitnessboston on Instagram if you have any questions you’d like us to answer. Until next time, Peace, Love, and Muscles! Jason and Lauren ...

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March 20, 2019 00:14:56
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#AskAchieve 117: How Many Sets/Reps We Recommend, Are Calories from Junk Food and "Healthy" Food the Same, and What You Should Eat Before a Workout!

What's up, Achievers?! Super quick episode for you all today! In the first question, we go over what sets/reps we generally recommend (2:08). Next, we discussed whether calories from "junk" food is the same as calories from "healthy" food. (5:10) Lastly, we talked about general recommendations on *what* you should eat before a workout as well as *how long* before a workout you should actually eat (10:20). We hope you enjoyed this episode! If you did, we’d love you forever if you left a rating and review on iTunes - it seriously helps us out a lot! Please DM us @achievefitnessboston on Instagram if you have any questions you’d like us to answer. Until next time, Peace, Love, and Muscles! Jason and Lauren ...

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122

March 18, 2019 00:21:25
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#AskAchieve 116: How to Determine if an Exercise/Modality is Good For You, Pain During Single Leg Glute Bridges, and If Trap Bar Deadlifts Will Improve Your Conventional Deadlift!

What's up, Achievers?! Great little discussion to kick off today's episode on how to determine where or not an exercise/modality (spin, Zumba, strength training, etc) is right for you (2:48). Next, we went over how to adjust single leg glute bridges so that it won't cause pain in your lower back (11:38). Lastly, we went over whether or not a trap bar deadlift would increase a person's conventional deadlift (18:03). We hope you enjoyed this episode! If you did, we’d love you forever if you left a rating and review on iTunes - it seriously helps us out a lot! Please DM us @achievefitnessboston on Instagram if you have any questions you’d like us to answer. Until next time, Peace, Love, and Muscles! Jason and Lauren ...

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121

March 13, 2019 00:27:17
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AchieveMentors #5: How We Hire and Onboard Our Coaching Staff!

What’s up, Achievers?! We're back with another AchieveMentors podcast - just a reminder that this is our show for fitness coaches and aspiring personal trainers. In today's episode, we expand on AchieveMentors episode 4, and we talk about how how we hire and onboard our coaching staff! We think you gym owners out there will benefit a lot from this one! We hope you enjoyed this episode! If you did, we’d love you forever if you left a rating and review on iTunes - it seriously helps us out a lot! Please DM us @achievefitnessboston on Instagram if you have any questions you’d like us to answer. Until next time, Peace, Love, and Muscles! Jason and Lauren ...

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March 11, 2019 00:17:06
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#AskAchieve 115: Proper Form for Back Extensions, Improving Your Push Up Strength, Preventing Shins Splints While Running, and the Difference Between Hook Grip and Mixed Grip for Deadlifts!

What's up, Achievers?! Quick but action-packed episode for you all today! In the first question, we talk about how to optimize your form during back extensions in order to better engage the glutes (2:00). Next, we went over how to improve full range of motion push ups (4:38). Then, we delved into preventing shin splints. You can access the video on ankle mobility [here](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2RDnkq_thU&t=0s) (7:55). Finally, we cover the difference between using a hook and mixed grip for deadlifts and which one we recommend (11:33). We hope you enjoyed this episode! If you did, we’d love you forever if you left a rating and review on iTunes - it seriously helps us out a lot! Please DM us @achievefitnessboston on Instagram if you have any questions you’d like us to answer. Until next time, Peace, Love, and Muscles! Jason and Lauren ...

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