Results tagged “squat”

The Secrets of Building a Coveted Physique

Built like Hercules.

Resolutions and Goal Setting

NYC Ball Drop.Joe takes a great look at goal-setting : particularly at this time of year.

Blast from the Past : Training Outdoors

Love it.

TGIF : weekly round-up (WE Fri 26 Dec 08)

Travis “Texas Stoneman” Ortmayer. Photo by Randall J Strossen.A great holiday week here on Straight to the Bar. The highlights :...

The Rail Squat

Looks great.

Spicing Up Your Workout

Shane, a Cornell U. football player, nails a 1 handed flip 2 days after major wrist surgery!Joe explains how to keep your workouts fresh by throwing in an unusual exercise occasionally. One-handed tire flips? Superb.

Overhead Isometric Work for Form and Posture

Overhead Split Squats, Reverse Lunges and a whole lot more.

Blast from the Past : Log Training

Whether your equipment is real or steel, log training is great. Here are just a few of the superb log-based exercises we've looked at over the years.

Recovery and Regeneration for the Strength Athlete

Does your training plan involve a solid dose of recovery work?

World's Longest Wall Squat

Dr Thienna Ho.Having recovered from the most sumo squats in one hour record, Dr Thienna Ho is gearing up for another bodyweight record attempt - the world's longest wall squat. Her goal? A torturous 12 hours....

Blast from the Past : Teeth, Hair, Ears and Elbows

Lifting heavy objects isn't limited to the arms and hands.

Real Stone Lifting

There are many ways to get 'in shape'.


Determination. Determination....

The Right Attributes For The Right Fighters

Training in Combat Sports. Photo by Patrick Doheny.Adam looks at the sport-specific needs of combat athletes, no matter what fighting styles they favour. A good read.

TGIF : weekly round-up (WE Fri 14 Nov 08)

A great week here.

Stair Squat Jumps

Good fun.

Don Reinhoudt

A particularly unusual way to squat a ton.

Pack Light, Train Hard

How to get your sweat on when you're on the road.

TGIF : weekly round-up (WE Fri 31 Oct 08)

Nice and deep.A brilliant week here on Straight to the Bar. The highlights :...

Pistol Progressions

John Sifferman notes the progressions he used to learn the Pistol Squat. Good stuff....

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