Staying Tight : What to do When Your Squat Suit Doesn't Quite Fit

Kristen A. Yukness has a few suggestions.


Or deadlifting suit, or bench shirt. If your gear doesn't feel right, Kristen A. Yukness has a few suggestions.

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Scott Andrew Bird is a writer, photographer and a guy who just loves this stuff. He's been at home in front of a computer for more years than he cares to remember (OK, 34) and is now making amends for years of many mistakes noted in the De-constructing Computer Guy articles (part 2) on T-Nation.

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During the past week we've discussed a number of great links; on Google+, Twitter, Facebook and so on. Here are a few of my favourites.

TGIF : Weekly Round-Up (WE Fri 18 Apr 08).

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Blast from the Past : Dr Deadlift.Dr Squat (Fred Hatfield) takes a nostalgic look at the 903 lb deadlift of Doyle Kenady 20 years ago, with a reprint of an article from Vol 10.4 of Powerlifting USA.


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