Tag: squat

If I Gave a Squat About the Squat

Back in 2012, I posted what would end up being one of the most popular posts on this blog. It was titled I No Longer Give a Squat About The Squat. It has been almost seven years and I … [continue reading]

Hedging High Intensity Training

When it comes to lifting weights, I think everything that needs to be said probably has been. There is nothing new. Everything is a remix or resurrection of ideas someone else put forward years or decades ago. With that disclaimer … [continue reading]

Dorian Yates on Squatting

One of the false criticisms of High Intensity Training is that the top bodybuilders in the world don’t use HIT, so therefore it is less effective than traditional bodybuilding methods. This is false for a few reasons.

  1. I would guess
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My Squat Article is a “Scare Piece”

While I was in Ohio, I received a negative comment on my article I No Longer Give a Squat About The Squat from Jim Price. You can read the full comment here, but below is the meat of his … [continue reading]

Lower Risk Alternatives to the Barbell Back Squat

My previous post I No Longer Give a Squat About the Squat, I outlined why I no longer perform the barbell back squat. This post will list the exercises I’ve used to replace weight lifting’s most sacred exercise. Before … [continue reading]

I No Longer Give a Squat About The Squat

Last year I said my goodbyes to the classic weight lifting exercise the bench press in the post My Bench Press Sucks and I Don’t Care. In that post, I listed 5 reasons why I no longer do the … [continue reading]