EP80 Why Accessory Exercises Are King

How can you maximize muscle growth, protect your joints and ligaments, and correct imbalances in your body? In today’s episode, Rachael and Kelsea discuss accessory work: what it is, how to do it, and why you need it. They also explain where accessory work fits into your workout routine and share some of their favorite accessory movements and how to do them. Listen in to hear this in-depth conversation about accessory work.

Topics Discussed in Today’s Episode:

  • What accessory work is
  • Why doing the same thing over and over and over won’t necessarily help you hit your goal
  • How accessory work is working smarter, not harder
  • Maximizing growth by training the same muscle groups in different ways
  • Protecting joint and ligament health
  • Natural imbalances in everyday life
  • Assessing weak spots to determine what accessory work is needed
  • Teaching your body how to turn on a specific muscle group
  • Where accessory fits into your session

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