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Reflections on 2014

The turn of the year is a natural reflection point, a time to look back at the accomplishments of the past twelve months and plan your attack for the next dozen to come. So, in no particular order, here are … Continue reading

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How Deep Should I Squat? – Muscle Activation

How deep should I squat? A simple question with a slightly more complex answer. Some believe that performing full squats increases the risk of injury, others that they hold almost magical benefits. So, let’s work out which side is closer … Continue reading

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The Zercher Squat

The Zercher squat is one of the most undervalued and underused exercises going. The exercise is named after its creator, an old-time powerlifter and strongman from St. Louis called Ed Zercher. It’s pretty much a regular squat only with bar … Continue reading

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