Whether you train crossfit, powerlifting or bodybuilding (or anything for that matter), you primarily train bilateral movements. Is this a bad thing? Absolutely not!
Bilateral movements include almost all of the seven primal movements:
EVERYONE HAS ARTHRITIS!
Osteoarthritis is a form of degenerative change in joints. It's a matter of load vs. capacity. When the load in a joint is too high, for too long, the joint wears down. Simply put, it's the wearing down of the protective tissue in joints.
Have you ever been told you’re ‘quad dominant’? Ever wondered what that means? It typically refers to those who have well-developed quads, compared to other muscle groups or that they use their quads for everything.
Injury prevention is one of the most controversial and highly debated topics at the moment. Many healthcare practitioners, personal trainers and everyone else in between claim they are an ‘injury prevention specialist’ or that by ‘performing these exercises’ or ‘this program’, you can prevent injury.
My ‘life long goal’ was to deadlift 200kg. At the time I set the goal, it would have been a double bodyweight deadlift. The only issue was that I couldn't even get it off the floor, it literally wouldn't budge. 190kg? Sure, I pulled that several times when testing whether 200kg would evade me once again. It seemed as though nothing I did increased my ability to lift 200kg.