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by on Mar 6, 2014 | 7 comments

How to Breathe When Lifting Weights – Part 1

How to Breathe When Lifting Weights – Part 1

You know how to breathe when lifting weights. Seriously, you do. You may have been told it’s extremely complicated or difficult to coordinate but you’re hard-wired to breathe properly; as a high-functioning human being, you instinctively regulate this process. Unfortunately, you’ve probably been led to believe breathing is far...

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by on Feb 21, 2014 | 2 comments

9 Little-Known Tips to Improve Your Squat: Part 3

9 Little-Known Tips to Improve Your Squat: Part 3

In the past few days, Part I and Part II of this series have quickly become two of the most popular articles on the site. In this, the final article of the series, I outline 3 more little-known tips to improve your squat. Ready to bust through your plateaus and squat more than everyone in your gym? Let’s begin. 7. Quads Are Equally (if not...

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by on Feb 19, 2014 | 9 comments

9 Little-Known Tips to Improve Your Squat: Part 2

9 Little-Known Tips to Improve Your Squat: Part 2

This series is quickly becoming one of the most popular on the site. In part one I outlined 3 little-known tips to improve your squat. Here, in part two, I dig even deeper and outline 3 more uncommon elite performance squat tips. Ready to squat more than everyone else in your gym? Let’s do it. 4. Ribs Down, Torso Tall Old-school...

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by on Feb 17, 2014 | 0 comments

9 Little-Known Tips to Improve Your Squat: Part 1

9 Little-Known Tips to Improve Your Squat: Part 1

Everyone wants a massive squat. Powerlifters, bodybuilders, fitness enthusiasts…hell, even the highest level shake weight certified specialists (SWCS) are always on the lookout for the next best thing to squat more weight. Disclaimer: I may or may not have lied in the previous sentence. Falsehoods aside, you want to squat more than everyone else...

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by on Feb 5, 2014 | 7 comments

Video of the Week: Gymnastics for Powerlifters

Video of the Week: Gymnastics for Powerlifters

I grew up doing gymnastics. From the prime age of 2, I was attending weekly classes and preparing for my Olympic debut. …I’m actually still prepping for it. Don’t judge. In all seriousness, gymnastics (along with hockey and mixed martial arts) is one of my all-time favorite sports. Arguably the most physically demanding and...

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