The squat is considered to be one of the best compound exercises. It’s a staple in top athletes routines. Guys that are looking to pack on lean mass and build massive strength never skip out on squatting. That’s because they engage your entire body, build your calves, strengthen your hamstrings, core, back and chest. In this article we’ll cover the squat and provide some insight on how to improve. So let’s break parallel and follow these 3 tips to improve your squat.
Olympic weightlifting, powerlifting, strongman, CrossFit, bodybuilding and strength training all have a couple things in common. The barbell and compound lifts. Many serious lifters swear by it. Having evolved over time to its modern day counterpart it has become the staple of any strength training routine. A versatile tool that comes in a variety of shapes, sizes and lengths. In this article we’ll cover the history of a barbell, what to look for, how to use one and where to get one.