December 14, 2017

How To Get More Depth In Your Squat

We’ve all seen that guy at the gym loading plates up on the squat rack only to proceed to barely bend his knees and drop his butt just a few inches. After a couple “squats” he re-racks the bar and grunts loudly so everyone can see how much weight he has on the bar. Don’t be that guy. The amount of weight on the bar means nothing if it is not taken through a full […]
October 19, 2017

Squats vs. Hip Thrusts

As a training enthusiast you are well aware of the critical role that lower body training plays in your overall routine. The sweep of a strong set of hamstrings and quadriceps, capped off by a set of powerful glutes, are markers of an educated and experienced lifter. However, when it comes to two characteristic lower body exercises – the squat and the hip thrust – which is best? Which exercise will reign victorious in the […]
September 14, 2017

Pump Up the Volume

In order to progress to your full potential, it is essential that you mix up your training routines. Simply plodding out the same old workouts, year in, year out, is a surefire way to find yourself perched on a stagnant training plateau. Volume training is a superb way to blast the muscles with some insane pumps and shift your training up a gear. It’s easy to get stuck in a training rut. You devise a […]
August 31, 2017

Opposites Attract: The Benefits of Training Opposing Muscles Groups Together

  There are countless ways to set up a training split. Some people train the full body together, others prefer to isolate individual muscles. It’s common to program a major muscle group with an accessory muscle such as back and biceps. But one style of training that is undoubtedly underutilized is working opposing muscle groups together through antagonist supersets. Antagonist supersets are workouts used to train opposing muscle groups back and forth. You alternate between […]