In episode 8, Greg and Eric settle the dispute about who truly started the first ever fitness podcast. They go on to discuss advancements in athlete drug testing, research pertaining to protein and overfeeding, a surprising new study on ecdysterone supplementation, and which muscle groups are really targeted by the back squat. Then they interview Dr. Eric Helms about all things bodybuilding, including macro tracking, optimal training frequency, and management of training intensity and volume.
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A new study lends pretty solid support to two of my more iconoclastic positions about squatting, for which I previously only had shaky, circumstantial evidence. This article digs into the research and tells you what you need to know.
A lot of people have asked me to review the research on safety bar squats. There was just one problem: there wasn’t any. That’s changed over the past couple of months.
Bro wisdom says close stance squats are more quad-dominant than wide stance squats. Is that really true? This article looks at the science of stance width.
Trying to squat with achy knees can be tricky – you don’t want to lose too much strength, but you want to the problem to go away. Here’s what you need to do
No matter your goals, squats should probably be at the core of your training program. Learn how to squat and how to start adding weight now. BY GREG NUCKOLS Most people should squat. Do you want bigger legs? You’d be hard-pressed to find a better exercise than the squat. Do you want to become more athletic while decreasing […]
Cuing sitting back vs. down in the squat may change how the squat looks, but muscular demands are pretty similar through the range of motion that overlaps.
The How to Squat seminar originally aired on February 27. Click to download the study guide Time Stamps 0:00 Intro 2:54 Section 1: Anatomy 16:09 Section 2: Force, Torque & Momentum Arms 19:35 Section 3: Basic Biomechanics of the Squat 45:16 Section 4: The Squat Intro (Set Up) 57:17 Section 5: The Walkout 1:01:15 Section 6: Finding Your Stance 1:09:26 Section 7: Bracing […]