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Using Pilates for Stronger Squats and Deadlifts

If you had told me five years ago that Pilates would make me a stronger lifter I would have laughed in your face. Lifting weights is hard enough. How could an exercise method popularized by housewives and celebrities benefit my inner meathead? As it turns out, Pilates is one of the toughest exercise methods I’ve ever put my body through because …

Getting Started with Barbell Deadlifts

There’s something about the deadlift that makes me turn into Master P and say UGHHHHHHHHHH! It’s powerful, strong; it’s Big Pimpin’ like Jay-Z before he married Beyonce. As much as I love barbell deadlifts, it’s not necessary for every body. There are plenty of variations out there that still work, but if you want to work your way up to …