Tag: squat

Build Big Legs with Three Exercises

Another cool video where Silent Mike just sits there and… isn’t silent. He talks about efficient leg training with compound movements in this one. And he shares which three exercises he thinks are best to build big legs….




Calgary Barbell on YouTube does the best form checks!

Aside from being a strong-as-hell powerlifter from Canada, Bryce Krawczyk of Calgary Barbell also provides the best form checks on YouTube.




Jonnie Candito Placed 3rd at IPF World’s

At the IPF Raw World Championship, United States powerlifter Jonnie Candito placed 3rd to get a bronze medal in the 83kg category. His lifts were: 255kg/562lbs squat, 145kg/319.5lbs bench press, and 282.5kg/622.8lbs deadlift. This got him a  682.5kg/1504.7lbs total! He got a bronze medal for his deadlift and his total. Check out Jonnie’s YouTube channel…




How to Fix “Good Morning” Squat

If your back squat turns into a good morning movement because you’re unable to keep your upper body upright, weak quads may be to blame.




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.




Lifting Heavy as a Woman

Will women get bulky from lifting heavy weights? This question is answered in a video from a female figure competitor.




Derek Kendal Squats 900lbs for 5 Reps

In a mindblowing display of strength, Derek Kendal squats 900lbs for 5 reps.




Candito’s Opinion: Should You Squat with Oly Shoes?

Powerlifter Jonnie Candito’s opinion on whether or not you should wear Olympic weight lifting shoes to squat.




Monsterettes – Powerlifting Women Video

A video of some powerlifting women called the Monsterettes.




No Squat Rack at Gym

Some options, if the gym you have a membership at doesn’t have a squat rack.




Squat Tutorial from Chad Wesley Smith – Video

Chad Wesley Smith, 905lbs (410.5kg) raw squatter and strongman, teaches the squat.




Hybrid Squat – Video of the Week

A video of Jonnie Candito describing the hybrid squat, which combines the advantages of the high bar ATG (ass to grass) Olympic style squat with the low bar powerlifting style squat.




Squat Assistance Work

A breakdown of my approach to assistance work for the squat exercise. It includes squat variations, posterior chain work, abdominal exercises, drills to improve explosiveness, and more!




Natalya Kuzmina is a Strong Woman – Videos

Female powerlifter Natalya Kuzmina from Kazakhstan recently hit IPF world records in the squat, bench, deadlift, and total for women at 84kg/185lbs at IPF Worlds in Russia. There are also videos of her best lifts in a meet so far this year. Prepare to be amazed!




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.




Good Reads for the Week

Articles covering such topics as 300lbs strength complexes and whether or not you should compete.




Do You Even Lift? Video Prank

A collection of the ‘Do You Even Lift?’ prank videos.