Results tagged “squat”

Conditioning Circuit for Combat Athletes

Be able to compete for as long as it takes.

TGIF : weekly round-up (WE Fri 28 Mar 08)

Another great week.

That Heel Thing

The Iron Maven shares a few thoughts on 'that heel thing' in relation to squatting. Definitely something to think about....

The Overhead Squat

The Overhead Squat.All-round Strength Training's Sally takes a close look at the Overhead Squat. Good stuff.

Benching with Chains

Via Rif's Blog : Scott 'Hoss' Cartwright enjoying a little chain work in training. As Rif points out : Note the elbow position throughout the lift and how he doesn't "press" the weight up but "shoves" it lockout. Chain...

TGIF : weekly round-up (WE Fri 21 Mar 08)

An excellent week here at Straight to the Bar.

The Circuit

This circuit can be done by anyone, at pretty much anytime, anywhere. Its great for GPP, fat loss, overall conditioning, and will benefit you in any sport you compete in. The circuit is intense, but short and effective.

Kettlebell Shrugs

Nice and heavy.

Zercher Squat Video

The complete exercise, from the floor.

Oh Ladies, Time To Start Strength Training...

Remember last time I said ladies should lift? Nothing has changed. But some of you may now be saying, "Well, I'd love to start a strength training program, but I have no idea where to start."

From the Archives : The Zercher Squat

The first in a series of Timeless Exercises.

From the Archives : 29 Things to do with a Barbell in the Corner

Time to get creative.

From the Archives : The Hack Squat

Wonderful exercise.

From the Archives : 10 Questions with Strongman Mike Gill

I'm travelling for a couple of weeks (back around March 15). In the meantime, here are a few hidden gems from the archives.

From the Archives : Buyers' guide : the Power Rack

The core of the gym.

From the archives : Bars, plates, hooks and collars

A few of the essentials.

From the archives : Specific Training for the Transverse Abdominis - Belt It In

Time to tighten up your built-in belt.

Addressing Weaknesses in The Squat

Knees caving in? Falling forward?

From the Archives : A Little Yoke Work - 10 Exercises for a Bigger Neck

Whether it's for protection, stability, or simply to look good in a suit - a strong neck's a great thing to have.

Interview on the Deadlift with World Champion Christine Neff

And, I'm proud to say, she's my sister.

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