Tag: back squat

New Squat and Deadlift PRs

In the last week or so, I hit two PRs. A 192.5kg/424lbs back squat and a 235kg/518lbs at a body weight of 85kg/187lbs.




860lbs World Record Squat at 220lbs

Powerlifter Chris Duffin squats 860lbs at 220lbs body weight for a world record setting back squat.




Improve Hip & Ankle Mobility – Video of the Month

An awesome video from powerlifter Jonnie Candito about how to improve mobility to squat deeper with two simple exercises.




Squat Basics

A write-up covering the basics of the barbell back squat and its variations (also includes the front squat). Some common mistakes, mobility work and squat shoes are covered.