How To Squat

You know you should be doing it - here's how.


Over to the incredible Alan Thrall.


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Here is an excerpt from my book: The Flexible Periodization Method; covering specific methods to use in the early phases of a macro cycle. Note how the optimal use of combination exercises can give a unique combination of medium-high loads and long duration sets.



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