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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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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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Madcow 5×5

Heavy, low rep workouts will build brute strength because all the energy is put into making large muscles and corresponding attachments stronger

Heavy, low rep workouts will build brute strength because all the energy is put into making large muscles and corresponding attachments stronger Madcow 5×5 is based on Bill Starr’s 5×5, known as the most popular and effective strength routine ever devised. Madcow is the username of a person who was ...

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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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5 Steps To Better Hamstring Development

5 Steps To Better Hamstring Development

Hammer those hammies at your next leg session for greater strength and development By Pedro van Gaalen, Managing Editor When you understand human biomechanics you start to realise how important hamstrings are – they play a vital role in hip extension and knee flexion, which fulfill primary mover functions and ...

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