Category Archives: Squat

Squat, the king of exercises

Squat Depth: Are you Deep Enough?

Failing to reach legal depth is the most common technical reason that powerlifters fail on the platform for squats. However, how deep is deep enough for a competition squat. For this article I will be looking at the IPF Squat rules … Continue reading

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Powerlifting for the over 40s

Powerlifting is a sport which is not restricted to the young, it is a sport that is growing in popularity for ladies and men over 40, not that I consider 40 to be old. Powerlifting has several age division devoted … Continue reading

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Strong Glutes for a bigger Squat

As a powerlifter, I am most concerned about lifting the maximum weight possible. I am also  assuming that applies to many of you also. As most of you are aware, the Squat is primarily a Quadriceps exercise so where do the … Continue reading

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Anatomy of the Powerlifting Squat

This is the second post in a series looking at the the muscles used in each of the lifts which form part of a powerlifting competition, as always there will be some variation as to how much work each muscle … Continue reading

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