If we had to come up with a tag line to replace "Don't Use Machines. Become One.", it might well be "Everybody Squats." No exercise does a better job of developing full body strength. And strength is the foundation on which we build all other physical skills. (It's also the #1 predictor of hospital mortality rates.) Stop making excuses. Get under the bar. Congrats to Michael S. for a new Back Squat PR of 265#. Not too shabby for a guy who can also run most people into the ground. … [Read more...] about “Everybody Squats”
Everybody (every body) is different. Some people will never have a picture perfect squat. The trick is finding the best position for THEIR body. Jason is a great example as very tall, long-legged people usually struggle with Back Squats. But with practice, patience, (and a good coach) almost every body can benefit from the "King of Exercises". To get a first-hand idea of what we mean, set up your complimentary first session today! … [Read more...] about Every Body.
Larry has been working hard to stave off a hip replacement for as long as possible. But there's just somethings even we can't fix. Best wishes on the surgery this week, Doc! … [Read more...] about Best Wishes!
How many 145 pound, 16 year olds do you know that are Squatting and Deadlifting 225# for reps? Look, we've said it before and we're saying it again: Nothing is more important for athletic performance than being able to forcefully open the hip. And nothing does a better job of developing that kind of strength than Squats and Deadlifts. Don't be fooled by flashy "speed/explosive" training. If your athlete doesn't have a strength foundation built on heavy barbell work, they are not reaching their … [Read more...] about Deadlifts don’t lie.