Last year I wrote a head to toe complete squat guide for T-Nation. I wanted to follow up with a head to toe guide for deadlifts and recruited my friend Tony Gentilcore, the deadlift Jedi to make this article the absolute best deadlift article anywhere.
The Bikini Champion’s Leg Workout
2012 Bikini Olympia champion Nathalia Melo-Wilson collaborates on this article to dispel the silly nonsense on social media by insta-starlets peddling body weight booty building exercises. The champion bikini competitor demonstrates the heavy compound lifts she uses to build her legs.
The 6 Types of Squats Every Lifter Should Master
Here’s my latest article on T-Nation, this time a collaboration with Charley Gould:
Squatting is a fundamental movement pattern, but we usually picture a barbell across the back when we think squats. There are far more options, often better suited to different lifters at different experience levels or with different goals.
Here are six squat versions every lifter should master.
How to Squat: A Complete Head to Toe Guide
Squats are your training program’s foundation, but are you doing them right? Tour any commercial gym. You’ll see shallow, knee-caving pseudo-squats. Hint: That’s not how to squat.
To optimize muscle growth and allow a lifetime of injury-free training, you may need a few tweaks to your squat form… or you might need a complete overhaul. Here’s a bottom-up breakdown of how to set up and execute your squat.