Posts Tagged ‘barbell’

How to Front Squat

Friday, June 25th, 2010
Olympic Style Barbell Front Squat
Olympic Style Barbell Front Squat

How to Perform Front Squats

The best exercises for speed, strength, size, and power, are squats – bar none. Back squats, front squats, overhead squats… they are all great, and will help you develop powerful legs and a rigid core.

Front squats are just about the best alternative to back squats, so let’s see how to do them correctly.

Barbell front squats are just about the same as back squats except the bar is placed across the front of your shoulders, using one of the two styles detailed below.

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When to Choose Dumbbells, Barbells, and Machines

Monday, February 22nd, 2010
Swole Fitness Tips

There are so many choices out there for exercise equipment, sometimes it is hard to know what to choose. Free weights are always best – barbells, dumbbells, kettlebells, odd objects, and even bodyweight. Machines have their place, but they don’t usually belong in your main training routine.

So how can you choose your equipment based on your training history, goals, and injuries?

Exercise Equipment
Exercise Equipment

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