All advice expressed in the contents of this blog should be assumed with care. It is recommended that you obtain approval/clearance from a licensed physician or health care practitioner prior to engaging in exercises and advice provided in this article; strength training and other strenuous physical activity. Strength/Weight training requires strict form and technique when executing exercises. Be sure to consult with a qualified trainer before attempting exercises that you have never done before, or are a beginner to weight training or are recovering from and/or have a past injury but have been cleared by a licensed physician or health care practitioner.