Category: Legs

6 Best Hip Dominant Exercises to Build Glutes/Hamstrings

Legs 4 min Read

Hip dominant exercises are those that target the glutes and hamstrings. You could also think of hip dominant exercises…

The 6 Best Quad Dominant Exercises

Legs 3 min Read

For the upper body we split things into vertical pushing, vertical pulling, horizontal pushing, and horizontal pulling. The lower…

4 Reasons Low Bar Squats Are Better Than High Bar Squats

Legs | Strength Training 3 min Read

There is a reason (actually four) that powerlifters almost exclusively use the low bar squat variation in competition. It’s…

5 Techniques to Boost your Low Bar Squat Max

Legs 4 min Read

They say practice the way you want to play. But squatting 550lbs isn’t playing. Why 550lbs? Because that’s my…

4 Tips for a Bigger Deadlift

Legs 3 min Read

There is no truer test of strength than the deadlift, and no other barbell lift demands more grit. What…

5 Steps to Learn the Low Bar Squat

Legs 5 min Read

The squat has developed a cult-like following on social media and the internet, but it is absolutely butchered 95%…

4 Steps to Learn the Conventional Deadlift

Legs | Strength Training 5 min Read

The conventional deadlift is everyone’s favorite feat of strength. And it’s one of the easiest moves to mess up….

The 5 Best Accessory Exercises for the Low Bar Squat

Legs | Strength Training 3 min Read

Nothing is going to build your low bar squat better than more low bar squats. That’s a given. But…

The Serious Guide on How to Low Bar Squat

Legs 1 min Read

Here it is. This is our specialty. No one teaches it like we do.  Everything you need to squat…

The Serious Guide On How To Conventional Deadlift

Legs 14 min Read

I’d say most people’s conventional deadlift is anything but conventional so I’ve written this guide to fix your wonky…

The 6 Best Accessory Exercises for The Conventional Deadlift

Legs 3 min Read

To have a great conventional deadlift you need to have strength throughout the entire body. Your deadlift will only…

The 5 Best Conventional Deadlift Variations To Increase Your 1RM

Legs 3 min Read

The Deadlift is the truest test of grit. It answers the question of how deep will you dig to…

The 5 Best Exercises To Learn The Conventional Deadlift

Legs 3 min Read

The conventional deadlift is usually the hardest exercise of the Big Three to learn. The reason for this is…

How To Do Band Assisted Low Bar Squats

Legs 2 min Read

You can use bands to resist your low bar squat, and you can also use them to assist your…

How To Use Chains For Low Bar Squats

Legs 3 min Read

There are two ways to use chains for low bar squats. One way is to perform chain suspended low…

How To Do Band Resisted Low Bar Squats

Legs 2 min Read

Band resisted low bar squats are a novel way to train your legs. This is another way to create…

Should You Use A Box When You Low Bar Squat?

Legs | Strength Training 2 min Read

Sometimes. First, let’s talk about why you would use a box. In our gym there are two uses for…

Why Low Bar Squats Hurt Your Low Back

Legs 1 min Read

Many of us have some low back pain, and we don’t need anything to make it worse. If the…

Why Low Bar Squats Hurt Your Shoulders & How To Fix Pain

Legs 4 min Read

One of the biggest adjustments people have to make when moving from high bar squats to low bar squats…

The 4 Components of a Perfect Low Bar Squat

Legs | Strength Training 3 min Read

There are a million moving parts in the low bar squat. Anyone who has tried to coach another on…

3 Sides to a Great Low Bar Squat

Legs 2 min Read

If you set up a camera in front of a squat, to the side, and behind there are tell-tale…

6 Signs Your Squat Sucks

Legs 3 min Read

Squat every day. Don’t skip leg day. Squats are the king. Squats are mega trendy these days, and any…

7 Squat Cues That Suck

Legs 4 min Read

Everyone knows they should squat, but few know how to squat well. Do you know why that is? Because…

The BEST Exercise for Learning the Squat

Legs 3 min Read

Your heels come off the ground. Your chest collapses. Your knees hurt. Your squat sucks. This post is going…

2 Moves That WILL Make Your Butt Grow

Legs 3 min Read

This post is going to tell you about 2 of our favorite moves for building buns, and the best…

Why Squats Won’t Grow Your Butt

Legs 2 min Read

Just do squats they said. You’ll get a big booty they said. Nothing seems to be changing. If you…