In this episode we touch on the Gluteus Medius, a muscle responsible for hip abduction, internal or medial rotation and lateral stability of the hip. I often see people “warming up” or working this muscle in isolation in efforts to aid with “knees out” in the squat or or deadlifts, however only training the muscle activation of the glute med is not considering the secondary or tertiary role or the full function of that muscle.
In his recent Youtube video, Larry “Wheels” Williams, confirmed that he will be competing in the upcoming Amateur Strongman competition, held at Arnold Sports Festival in Ohio. This news was announced by Larry and Thor, together in his latest video. Thor mentioned that, in order to compete in the Amateur Strongman, first he’d have to […]
Minsk, Belarus 23 Dec 2018 Vlad broke the all time world record squat twice in a single meet. Earlier this year, Vlad squatted 1,157 lbs, then for about two months he was out of business due to injury in his leg. Luckily he recovered fast and on December 23rd he attender the Adrenalin Grand Prix […]
In this blog, we will explore some possible physiological and structural restrictions to squat depth and provide some strategies on how to improve. It can sometimes be confusing to understand why you are struggling to hit depth, and there is no shortage of non-specific generalized information out there on this subject. I have wrestled with this […]