1161: The Dangers of Upright Rows, Touch-and-Go vs. Dead-Stop Deadlifts, the Benefits of Rucking & MORE

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In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about whether upright rows are safe, touch-and-go vs. dead-stop for exercises such as deadlifts, the benefits and detriments of rucking, and whether it is possible that humans could evolve to safely consume McDonald’s-type food daily and require less exercise.

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  • #Quah question #1 – I have heard the dangers of upright rows, but see them in MAPS Spilt. Are they safe? (46:44)
  • #Quah question #2 – What are your opinions on touch-and-go vs. dead-stop for exercises such as deadlifts? (52:06)
  • #Quah question #3 – What are your thoughts on rucking? Does it combine some of the benefits of resistance training with cardio? What impact does it have on posture? (56:40)
  • #Quah question #4 – Sal often says evolutionarily speaking, so I’m curious if you think it possible that humans could evolve to safely consume McDonald’s-type food daily and require less exercise? (1:01:06)

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