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  • Barbell Back Squat
    Female squatters beware
    The squat is arguably the king of all exercises. Few movements are as effective at strengthening the body and as functionally important as the squat. If you doubt my last statement, try getting out of your chair right now without a squatting...
  • Get a Booming Body with Barre
    Get a Booming Body with Barre
    Barre workouts have become a bit of a craze. They are pretty intense because they encompass some of the move used by ballerinas. Who could blame those who participate because the legs of a dancer are something to be desired.Here celeb trainer...
  • How to barbell squat
    How to barbell squat
    IntroductionThe squats is considered one of the best lower body exercises that one can perform. However, limiting the squat to a simple ‘lower body exercise’ does not do the movement justice. Nearly every muscle in the body must be...
  • Front squat benefits
    Front squat benefits
    The front squat is an exercise that can provide many benefits to any gym-goer. Unlike the back squat, which has the barbell placed on the traps, the front squat has the barbell in front of the body on the upper chest and shoulder blades.The front...
  • Preventing Knee Pain During Squats
    Preventing knee pain during squats
    Squatting should be a fundamental part of anyone’s exercise program. Aside from the obvious benefits of building strong legs, the squat is a full-body exercise, as almost every muscle acts to stabilize the resistance. Sadly, many miss out on...
  • The cure for the barbecue, potato salad eating summer obsession
    The cure for the barbecue, potato salad eating summer obsession
    One big move, do it every day. Start today and by Labor Day those double-dipped cheeks that hang below your swimming suit, and that belly-awning that prevents you from seeing your toes can be gone.Sounds simple enoughThe diet you have now cannot...
  • Bellator MMA ring girl Jade Bryce inspires health and wellness with squat challenge
    Bellator ring girl Jade Bryce inspires health and wellness with squat challenge
    According to a May 9 tweet from Bellator MMA ring girl Jade Bryce, she is inspiring females across the globe to get fit and healthy for the summer season, with a month-long squat challenge.Bryce kicked the squat challenge off in early-May, and it...
  • Natalie Gulbis exercise shoot
    Top exercises to get great glutes for the New Year
    Want people's jaws to drop as you leave them in the dust? Let's go for those sculted legs and get those butts up high!Glutes are one of the three most requested body parts to work on in my business. They are important for both guys AND...
  • The Squat
    The Squat: The Perfect Exercise
    One of the most difficult exercises to do with effectiveness is also arguably the best exercises anyone can do to. The squat is not a new move, and its resiliency is due to its reputation as the perfect exercise move.When looking to lose weight,...
  • 5 ways to use a pumpkin for exercise. Number one the pumpkin squat.
    5 ways to use a pumpkin for exercise. Number one the pumpkin squat.
    Implementing a home gym can be both costly and cumbersome. Finding ways to be creative with body weight exercises, and finding things around the house that can substitute for exercise equipment can be fun, effective and financially accmodating....
  • Barbell squat
    Squats and why you shouldn’t be afraid of them
    The squat is probably the most scrutinized exercise in the fitness world. Depending on who you talk to squatting is the worst thing you can do for your knees and back or it’s the best thing since sliced bread. So the question remains &ldquo...
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    The different ways to squat
    Squatting for strength has been a mainstay in programs for decades. Squatting is a natural pattern and strengthens powerful muscles for human performance. Back squats are the most popular but are losing favor with some accomplished trainers. The...
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    How Low Should You Squat?
    Squatting is a primitive pattern; it is one we learn before we even stand. A deep squat gets us to that piece of furniture that allows us to grab and move to standing as a toddler. This pattern is often lost with injury and life style and once you...
  • Last Stand
    Rest Pause Training for Powerlifting
    Rest Pause Training for PowerliftingVersion 3: 06/30/11by Shawn “Future” BéllonDedicated to Wes aka Ironaddict:I love and miss you. I hope you are proud of how I am living as a man and loving all sentient beings.Rest in peace...Intro...
  • Potty talk – Asian style
    Potty talk – Asian style
    When you tell your friends you are going to Asia the talk often turns to the infamous “squat” toilet. While still difficult to use for most westerners they are now flushable but there is a toilet, my friends – the washlet - that...