Theo unracking the bar for a set of squats

The Squat, the infamous test of your mettle, the exercise that separates the men from the boys, builder of legs and toner of the lower body. Why Squat? The back squat has a few major benefits It’s a very effective exercise for building strength and muscle in the legs and hips It’s probably the most…

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The bench press is an exercise that is often used as the benchmark of strength, ‘What do you bench?’ is a phrase most have heard at one time or another. The bench press is also a lift that I’ve never been brilliant at, so I’ve had to learn a lot about how to optimise the…

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The Deadlift. Some consider it the only test of true strength, others think it is a back-crunching, injury causing exercise that should have been left behind decades ago. Here’s the truth.. Deadlifts are tough. Doing them properly will test your body and make it stronger, doing them incorrectly poses a risk to your back. I…

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