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About deansomerset

Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, Post-Rehab Specialist, personal trainer and probably the coolest guy my mom knows, I try to impart a little knowledge with a sense of humor to keep people reading. I've always thought if it's something that can grab your attention, you're gonna remember it tomorrow!!

I Told You I’d Do It

Today is a happy day. Why might you ask is today of all days a happy and sunshine-filled joyous day of wonderment?? Check it: Hells yeah, I gots me a 405 deadlift baybay!!! After shooting for this goal since roughly September, and … Continue reading

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Best Exercises You Could Ever Do: Barbell Front Squats

So the more I think about squats, the more I’m starting to like everything about front squats. I mean, walk into any kind of gym and you’ll see everyone and their dog performing partial range of motion back squats on … Continue reading

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How to Achieve Goals 100% of the Time Part Two

So in case you missed it, part one of this little series is right over HERE. One component we touched on was how popular advertising plays on the concepts of appealing to people on the basis of sex, competition, fear, … Continue reading

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How to Set Goals and Achieve Them 100% of the Time

Let’s say that for hypothetical purposes, you told me you wanted to lose 10 or 15 pounds in he next few months because, you know, bikini season is coming up and you wanted to look good on the beach. When … Continue reading

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Anti-Abs

Here’s a fun conversation I had with a new trainer the other day: New Trainer: Umm Dean?? I have a client who has a disc bulge coming in this afternoon. What is that and what should I do with them? … Continue reading

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Research in Fitness and How Much Ass Mark Young Can Kick

My good buddy and fellow Canadian (although from Hamilton of all places) Mark Young has come out with a new product that I think will be a book-shelf necessity for every trainer and/or fitness enthusiast out there. Let’s face it, … Continue reading

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It Snowed, Therefore I’m Gonna Be Random

It snowed yesterday. Why the hell do I live here again??!? This guy is my new hero. Looks like The Situation took the time off between seasons a little hard. Not only is he crushing a beer between sets, in … Continue reading

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