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The squat is dead. Long live the squat.

“Nothing tests your will more than a heavy barbell across your back” – Jim Wendler. I don’t like getting people’s juices flowing but I love the squat. It’s one of my favourite exercises. For me it’s bad ass. Nothing gets me fired up more than to pile on some plates ...

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Go full-power beast mode!

Dump your current leg routine and go beast mode – courtesy of former IFBB Pro bodybuilder Branch ‘Quadrasaurus ‘Warren. Branch is known for going absolutely savage in the gym every chance he gets. “Nothing in my life has ever come easy. Everything I have gotten I have had to bust ...

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Can Hunter Labrada follow in his dad’s footsteps?

Like father, like son. Or so it would seem for Hunter, son of former IFBB Pro bodybuilder Lee Labrada. Hunter achieved 1st place in the recent NPC Junior USA Championships. After winning both the Open Super heavyweight division as well as the Men’s Open Overall title at the Dallas Europa Sports ...

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Move of the Week: Lying leg Curls

Developing the hamstrings will not only enhance your leg development but also reduce the risk of injury in the gym.

Target your hammies The hamstrings tend to be a muscle group neglected by most bodybuilders and strength athletes. This is a major mistake because developing the hamstrings will not only enhance your leg development but also reduce the risk of injury in the gym. Main muscles involved: Semimembranosus, semitendinosus and ...

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Move of the Week: Lunge to increase strength

Add lunges to your training regimen you will definitely reap the rewards of this often overlooked exercise, strengthening your quads, glutes and hamstrings.

If you perform lunges on a regular basis you will also improve your squats and deadlifts in the gym. By adding lunges to your training regimen you will definitely reap the rewards of this often overlooked exercise. Not only will lunges boost your lower-body power but they will also strengthen ...

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Move of the Week: The machine hack squat

Although the barbell squat is the ultimate king when it comes to packing on beef, the machine hack squat is a great addition to your leg training regimen.

Although the barbell squat is the ultimate king when it comes to packing on beef, the machine hack squat is a great addition to your leg training regimen. Before you use the hack squat machine warm up your hips and legs with body weight squats and lunges. Select a weight ...

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Creating stage-ready wheels

Louis Bessinger Guest Blog

I recently had an operation on my leg; nothing serious though. When I got out of hospital I went to train chest and shoulders because I was not allowed to do leg training for two weeks. But you know how bodybuilders think, so I tried to train them shortly thereafter ...

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