Tag Archives: Squats

Strength Training

Making the Change: Narrow Stance to Wide Stance Squats

Since Chuck Vogelpohl from Louie Simmons’ Westside Barbell started smashing world records using a wide stance, many have tried to emulate his super wide foot spacing and shortened range of motion, but only a few have succeeded. Now … Read more

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Strength Training Training

Squats Hurt: Shut Up And Squat

We all know that the squat is without a doubt the “best” exercise for huge legs and for guys a good way to increase testosterone production. So why is this exercise avoided completely? Why are so many guys walking around with a pair… Read more

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Strength Training Training

A Bigger Squat Through Partial Training: Variations

I’m BACKKKK! Third installment in my Bigger through Partials series….

The squat is an amazing exercise that has been under fire as of late. Many are crying foul and voting to ban this compound movement, but that’s neither… Read more

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Strength Building Workouts

The 8/30 Workout System For Squat Strength

Arnold Schwarzenegger Squatting

This workout system is designed to help you improve your squat strength. You will be squatting 8 times during a 30 day cycle, alternating between heavy, light and medium training days using the following 15 day pattern:

  • Day 1 – Squats:
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Muscle Building Workouts

Massive Legs Squat Workout

This workout is an intense 8 to 12 week leg building program that focuses on the use of the barbell squat and the front squat. Use the heaviest weight possible for each listed rep range, and add weight when possible.

Progression of weight is the… Read more

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Muscle Building Workouts

20 Rep Squat Routine

This is an altered article showing a Stuart McRobert interpretation of the classic routine for adding size in a hurry, a simple enough version of the 20 rep squat routine:

1.) Situp
2.) Squat, followed immediately by
3.) Light Breathing Pullover… Read more

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Old School Strength Training

Squat The Key Lift

The squat has been labeled a monster by the Journal of American Medical Association (Aug. 1961) and by Prof. Karl Klein of the University of Texas in Sports Illustrated (March 12, 1962). Coaches across the country, who once used squats as a conditioner,… Read more

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