It’s interesting seeing a quad-dominant athlete squat 400 pounds but struggle to squat off a box with 135.
How can we create the damage and nastiness required for a productive leg workout while sparing our backs?
There may be a strength discrepancy between your anterior and posterior chain, but are you sure this isn’t because some muscles are stuck doing a job they weren’t originally intended to do, in a position that isn’t optimal?
There are two types of squatters: hip squatters and back squatters. The proper way to execute the lift depends on which technique is best for you.
Don’t let a substandard equipment setup ruin your best asset for posterior chain strength.
Try this glute-ham raise variation to strengthen your entire posterior chain and provide injury prevention for your ACL.
If your glute ham raises aren’t increasing your squat or deadlift, chances are you’re cheating. Clint gives you a few variations to try,
Unilateral posterior chain movements can be extremely beneficial to athletes from a performance and injury reduction standpoint
Matt Wenning has Ryan perform sumo deadlifts to correct conventional pull weaknesses.
It is imperative that we don’t become narrow-minded and biased when choosing how we train our athletes.
Do them properly and watch your deadlift numbers start to creep up!
Six more training insights to make you better and strong(er).
Proper lifting technique is not only important in the gym, but it should also be applied to everyday life.
As one of the most effective lifts you can do for total muscular development, it is important to know how to do it right.
Squats should be looked at as more of a movement, not simply a specific muscle developer, and the entire body should be involved in the lift.
Few sayings are more sagacious than the adage “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”