Alternatives to the squat

If Doing Squats is not for you… Try something new  Photo by Sven Mieke on Unsplash For most people, squats are the essential part of leg day. even more so for those who want work on their glutes and build strength in their legs – but as a personal trainer, I have had clients who weren’t fond ofContinue reading “Alternatives to the squat”

Deadlifts/Squats Week 5

Day Two Warm up: Alternating stationary lunges: 4 x 15 Side leg swings: 4 x 15 each leg Quadruped hip extension: 4 x 15 each leg Workout: Conventional deadlift: 5 x 5 x 75%, 225 lb Barbell back squat: 5 x 5 x 75%, 170 lb Box squats: 5 x 5, 200 lbs Superset: SingleContinue reading “Deadlifts/Squats Week 5”

Training Squats & Deadlifts Week 5

Squats & Deadlifts Warm up: Band squats: 4 x 25, green band DB Romanian Deadlifts: 4 x 25, 30 lbs Band Abduction:4 x 25, green band Workout: Sumo Deadlift: 5 x 5 x 75%, 215 lbs Barbell back squat: 5 x 5 x 75%, 170 lbs Box squats: 5 x 5, 200 lbs Superset: EZContinue reading “Training Squats & Deadlifts Week 5”

Friday, December 28th

Week Two —- Day Two Warm up: Step ups: 4 x 25 band hip abduction: 4 x 25, green body bar hip thrusters: 4 x 45, 3 lbs workout: Conventional deadlift: 5 x 3 x 75%, 230 lbs Barbell back squat: 5 x 3 x 75% 170 lbs   Barbell box squat: 5 x 3,Continue reading “Friday, December 28th”

New Squat & Deadlift Program

Week One — Day One Warm up: Band hip bridges: 4 x 25, red  band clamshell: 4 x 25, red seated leg curl: 4 x 25, 20 lbs Workout: Conventional deadlift: 5 x 5 x 70%, 215 lbs Barbell back squat: 5 x 5 x 70%, 155 lbs Superset: Barbell stiff legged deadlift: 5 xContinue reading “New Squat & Deadlift Program”