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Changing from High-bar to Low-bar Squats – Part 2

The basic principles of the low-bar squat is that your placing the bar lower on your back (hence the name) and your moving in a more bent-over position that relies heavily on the posterior chain.

I’m not going to get into optimal angles at the hip and knee, or how to create external rotation at the […]

March 31st, 2015|Training|0 Comments

Changing from High-bar to Low-bar Squats – Part I

The low-bar squat is the superior technique for squatting maximum weight possible!

For my entire lifting career I have always used the high-bar, Olympic style squat. For the mere fact that I wanted to build my squat using a quad dominant, ass-to grass, aesthetically pleasing technique.

Although I’ve always known in the back of my head […]

December 9th, 2014|Training|0 Comments

Isometric Movements to Increase Your Squat, Bench and Deadlift

Isometrics are a type of movement were the joint angle and muscle length do not change during contraction i.e. your holding a static position against resistance.

These type of movements are often left out of most strength training programs. Through my experience I have found them to be very beneficial for adding strength and improving form […]

November 16th, 2014|Training|0 Comments

Using Lighter Weights to Increase 1 Rep Max

Over the years I have come to the realisation that going heavy all the time and trying to max out on a weekly basis is just not the optimal way for increasing your 1RM in the long run.

Egotistical lifting is something that I am no stranger too and I can bet that the majority of […]

November 9th, 2014|Training|0 Comments


First and foremost let me say the KEY to eating for size and strength is ensuring you get all the required nutrition in each day. This takes organisation and planning! Get used to being full (at least to begin with until your body adjusts to the volume of food your consuming).

Im not a believer in […]

November 9th, 2014|Nutrition|0 Comments