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  • Do you know squat?

    If you like to train for strength—think big compound movements in the four- to six-rep rage—try capping off your manly sets with a lightweight finisher. Sports scientists at the University...

    AdviceIron Man MagazineApril 18, 2016
  • The Piston Squat

    The squat is the king of leg development and power, used by bodybuilders, powerlifters, and a myriad of athletes and gym rats....

    LegsIron Man MagazineApril 15, 2016
  • 10 Simple Steps To Fix Your Squat And Get Strong

    If you think a runner’s “high” is something that feels good, you should feel the endorphins release after a set of...

    BodypartIron Man MagazineMarch 11, 2016
  • How to Build Thick and Powerful Legs

    Back when I was beginning my undergraduate work at Northwestern University, my then-training partner, Tom Deters, and I would regularly challenge...

    BodypartLee LabradaFebruary 21, 2016
  • How Many Squat Racks Does Your Gym Have?

    Next time you're in the gym, stop and count the number of squat racks. How many are there? One? Maybe Two?...

    Gym CultureEddie AvakoffJanuary 17, 2016
  • How to Perform a Pistol Squat (and Variations)

    The pistol squat is a very challenging movement. Challenging to one's balance and also to one's leg strength, particularly on the...

    LatestEddie AvakoffJanuary 17, 2016
  • Do You Know Squat?

    No other exercise recruits the sheer number of muscle fibers and stimulates as much growth and adaptation as a correctly performed...

    LatestIron Man MagazineNovember 16, 2015
  • Jump Squats For Explosive Testosterone Boost

    Adding a power move to the end of a leg workout is great way to boost testosterone concentrations in an effort...

    LatestIron Man MagazineOctober 29, 2015
  • Don’t Neglect This Strength-Building Move

    The ability to press, stabilize, and move with weight over your head is an integral part of optimizing your training. Strength...

    BodypartIron Man MagazineOctober 13, 2015
  • The Case For Being Strong – Part 1

    Do you ever stop and think about what you want out of your workouts? Or do you just show up to...

    Beginning BodybuildingIron Man MagazineSeptember 23, 2015
  • What Should A Gym Sound Like?

    “Can you keep it down, please?” Says the lady on her cell phone earpiece as you pull a new PR deadlift...

    Gym CultureEddie AvakoffSeptember 14, 2015
  • This Exercise Will Make You Strong And Fast

    Is there a more badass combination than having both a heavy squat and a fast sprint? An article published in The...

    LatestIron Man MagazineSeptember 11, 2015
  • Best Hormone Booster: Squat or Leg Press?

    Which are better: free weight exercises or machine exercises? Aaron Shaner and colleagues investigated the effects of using a multi-joint free...

    LatestIron Man MagazineSeptember 8, 2015
  • TOP 3 BEST EXERCISES

    Did you answer pull-ups, push-ups, and jump squats? Eh, I guess it depends on your goal, because if I had no...

    FitnessSharon OrtigasAugust 19, 2015
  • Free Weight Exercises Or Machine Exercises?

    Aaron Shaner and colleagues investigated the effects of using a multi-joint free weight leg exercise versus a multi-joint machine leg exercise...

    BodypartIron Man MagazineAugust 5, 2015