5 Steps to a Great Squat


Squats (along with deadlifts) are one of the best possible exercises you can do for your body. Where you place them in your workout is a strategic decision. Including them in your workout is a must. Step One: Improve your hinge technique. The hinge is a key component to a good squat. If you do not get your butt back you will not be able to get low and then get back up from … [Read more...]

Stronglifts 5 x 5 for Squatting Success


The Stronglifts 5x5 workout is a hybrid of the Starting Strength workout by Mark Rippetoe. The aim is to build strength and muscle. The question: is it effective? Stronglifts 5x5 basics This program involves 2 workouts lifting 3 times a week, rotating both workouts in an alternating fashion. If you were to lift Monday, Wednesday and Friday you'd do Workout A on Monday, … [Read more...]