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5 Reasons You Should Start Overhead Squatting

FALL IN LOVE WITH OVER HEAD SQUATS Once you understand how to do a basic squat, you will find the variations in squats for body building purposes to be as dynamic as they are unique. One of the barbell squats that is a challenge in this respect is the OHS of the overhead squat. When […]

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  • Jim
  • March 14, 2015

5 reasons to incorporate Zercher Squats into Your Workouts

The Zercher Squat – Prepare Yourself Once you have learned the basic squat, you will find that some of the variations will add to your enjoyment of bodybuilding and weightlifting even mptr. The zercher squat is an example of this kind of squat. Not only does the exercise increase a fitness enthusiast’s power and strength, […]

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  • Jim
  • March 14, 2015

5 Reasons to start learning the Anderson Squat Now

Weightlifting Benefits of the Anderson Squat With respect to anderson squat benefits for weightlifters and bodybuilders, the following five reasons will give you the motivtion to learn the Andeson squat now, especially if you are working toward achieving a muscle-toned and thinner physique. #1 – The Anderson Squat Leads to More Progressive Movements source: http://t-nation.com […]

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  • Jim
  • March 14, 2015

10 benefits of the Bulgarian Split Squat

THE BOOTY BUILDING BULGARIAN SPLIT SQUAT Below are ten Bulgarian split squat benefits or reasons to add the squat into your exercise routine: source: http://www.wholeliving.com/ #1 – The Squat, which Features an Elevated Rear Leg, Enhances Hip flexibility and Balance Just as yoga is used to stretch muscles in the buttocks and legs, the addition […]

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  • Jim
  • March 14, 2015

5 reasons why you should start doing the Sumo deadlift

BENEFITS OF THE SUMO DEADLIFT #1 – The Bar Has a Shorter Distance to Travel Which Allows the Powerlifter to Lift More Weight One of the perceived benefits of sumo deadlift powerlifting is that you are able to lift more weight. For the powerlifter, this is one of the benefits of Sumo deadlift powerlifting as […]

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  • Jim
  • March 14, 2015

5 reasons why you should start doing the Romanian deadlift

5 BENEFITS OF THE ROMANIAN DEADLIFT An exercise that surprisingly is advantageous for anyone who wishes to strengthen and lengthen their hamstrings is the Romanian deadlift, or RDL for short. Even though it is called a Romanian deadlift, the exercise is not a deadlift nor did it originate in Romania. Instead, weightlifters in the U.S. […]

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  • Jim
  • March 14, 2015

Low bar vs. High Bar Squats

HIGH BAR VS LOW BAR SQUATSAN IN DEPTH ANALYSIS When it comes to making the distinction between low bar vs. high bar squats, you need to determine the application. While a low bar back squat is recommended for certain power lifting applications, a high bar squat is often suggested for other weight training and bodybuilding […]

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  • Jim
  • March 14, 2015

5 Pieces of workout equipment every [ACTIVE] woman needs to own

Women who regularly exercise need to have basic equipment that they can regularly resource during a workout routine. Any of the following pieces of equipment can help keep you on track while you are are following a regular fitness routine, whether you body build in your spare time or enjoy weight training competitions and activities. […]

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  • Jim
  • March 14, 2015

7 Exercises That Will Get You Out Of Your Chair

Being sedentary or spending most of the day sitting down is a serious health risk. It can increase the chances of having a heart attack. This is because electrical activity in the muscles of the legs stop, metabolism decreases to around 1 calorie per minute, fat-reducing enzymes drop by around 90% and insulin effectiveness goes […]

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  • Jim
  • March 13, 2015
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