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How many sets and repetitions do you recommend for incorporating the curtsy lunge into a workout routine?

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Here are some general guidelines for incorporating curtsy lunges into a workout routine: Beginner: Start with 2-3 sets of 8-12 reps per leg. Focus on perfecting the movement pattern with just your bodyweight first. Rest 60-90 seconds between sets. Intermediate: Work up to 3-4 sets of 10-15 reps per leg. You can now add light to moderate resistance like dumbbells or a resistance band. Rest 60-90 seconds between sets. Advanced: Aim for 4-5 sets of 12-20 reps per leg. Use heavier loads like kettlebells or barbells to really challenge the muscles. Rest 90-120 seconds between sets. Here are some additional...

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What are some common mistakes to avoid when performing the single-leg deadlift?

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A Single Leg Deadlift is a hip-hinge movement that strengthens the back, core and legs. This variation of a traditional deadlift involves one leg lifting off the ground and extending out behind you. The more complex movement works even more core muscles as well as the standing leg, which help to improve balance. Here are some common mistakes to watch out for when doing the single-leg deadlift: Rounding the back:Make sure to keep a flat, neutral spine throughout the movement. Avoid rounding or arching your back, as this can put unnecessary stress on the spine. Knee valgus:Your standing knee should...

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