Posts Tagged ‘barbell’

Move of the Week: Frankenstein Squat

Winter is in full swing here…but let’s throw it back to Halloween with Frankenstein today! THE MOVE: Frankenstein Squat MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Squat: quads, glutes, hamstrings, core. WHY DO IT: Have you ever had trouble with the front-rack position in front squats or reverse lunges? In a previous Move of the Week, we showed you…

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Tapering for a Powerlifting Meet: Keep Things Simple

Are you guys ready to geek out a little bit? A research paper titled “Tapering Practices of New Zealand’s Elite Raw Powerlifters” was just published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. Seeing that the rest of the team and I have done powerlifting meets in the past and that the barbell lifts are…

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Move of the Week: Barbell Row

Happy Monday! Here’s a Move of the Week to properly kick off the week to follow. Enjoy! THE MOVE: Barbell Row MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Horizontal pull: lats, upper and mid back. WHY DO IT: I’ll be the first to say that there is nothing fancy or complicated about today’s edition of Move of the Week…

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