Tag Archives: squat

How Strong Can Steroids Make You?

| October 23, 2015 by Truth Seeker |

Some lifters downplay the role of muscle drugs so much that ignorant people start wondering if a baby Aspirin is not as effective as steroids. Many delusional permabulkers believe that they can break the powerlifting records naturally as long as they eat ”enough calories to recover and grow”. Simply put, those barbell nerds are trying to […]

Will Smolov’s Squat Program Add 100lbs To My Squat In 3 Months?

| August 12, 2015 by Truth Seeker |

Rumor has it that there is a specialized warehouse somewhere close to a large fast food restaurant where permabulkers gather to discuss the ultimate ways to boost their squats stats and possibly gain an alpha male status. In the background, there’s a massive high-end plasma TV replaying the greatest squats of all time. Legend has it […]

GETTING PSYCHED BEFORE HEAVY SQUATS

| July 20, 2015 by Truth Seeker |

I woke up with the type of heavy pressure that only a brainwashed addict can feel on a squat day. I took one of my squat T-shirts, lifting chalk to prevent the bar from sliding, cotton shorts, my good old mp3 player, a digital camera and left the apartment. I needed the last one to […]

Why Upper Body Workouts Are More Popular Than Leg Training

| June 4, 2015 by Truth Seeker |

It takes about one or two gym visits to meet a captain upper body – a lifter devoting most of his time and effort to the arms, chest, and back. The usual excuse of the biceps warriors for not training the legs is a history of volleyball or basketball. “I used to do a lot […]

The Best Levers For Squatting Squatting facts that the "experts" seem to ignore.

| March 17, 2015 by Truth Seeker |

  What makes a good squatter? The length of your torso and femurs has a significant impact on your squatting style. The best squatters are lifters with short femurs and long torsos. The illustration below makes a comparison between squatters with short (left) and long (right) femurs. Remember: The bar always forms a straight line through […]