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Lifting technique article upgrade 

Paul Ingraham ARCHIVEDMicroblog posts are archived and rarely updated. In contrast, most long-form articles on PainScience.com are updated regularly over the years.

Last week my article about back-safe lifting got shared around a lot... and I was deluged with feedback, especially from powerlifters, which inspired a major upgrade.

Many of my updates to articles and tutorials are very focussed: a single new study, a key point, a specific correction. This one was wide-ranging and took DAYS of discussion, study, writing, and citing; it’s practically all I’ve done all this week. The article is like new. Although I didn’t actually change any significant positions, I did change the title, which had been a bit oversimplified and clickbaity.

OLD: “Lifting Technique Doesn’t Matter”

 NEW: “Don’t Worry About Lifting Technique”

Not a huge difference, but an important one I think. Other changes:

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