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How To Properly Perform the High Bar Back Squat

Let’s discuss how to properly perform the high bar back squat. We will show the common compensations and technique errors with the high bar back squat lift, the muscles used and walk through the movement analysis from set up, descent, transition and ascent of the high bar squat.

How To Perform The Low Bar Back Squat

Here is the movement analysis and instruction to perform the low bar back squat. We will discuss the muscles used, the best way to train the low bar back squat, the movement analysis as well as a demonstration of the perfect technique through the descent, transition and ascent phase of the low bar squat.

Most Effective Fitness Program Design

Effective fitness programs design to build better programs. We will discuss undulating vs linear periodization and what is the best progression strategy to reach your goals as quickly as possible while reducing the risk of injury. Progressive overload is key. Let’s look at some examples of linear and undulating progression strategies, pros and cons of each and how to apply these principles to design the most effective fitness programs for yourself or your clients.

How To Build a Program Using One Rep Max

Here’s a walkthrough of how to program using one rep max. Percentage based programming using your one rep max is the optimal way to progressively overload. We’ll go over strength vs hypertrophy goals and how that changes your workout plan as well as how volume, intensity and frequency plays a role. And finally how to tie it all together and build the program using your one rep max. As a bonus there are 2 rules that I use when designing programs for my clients to keep them progressing towards their goals as efficiently as possible without the risk of injury.

How To Choose The Right Weight For Your Workout

Confused on how to choose the right weight for your workout? Choosing the right weight is a challenge. Under-dose this and you won’t get the results and think your program is wrong, but if you overdose this you are at a higher risk for injury. Check out the step by step process I suggest you use to choose the right weight for your workout.

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