What Temperature is Too Cold to Workout in Your Garage or Outside Gym?

What Temperature is Too Cold to Workout in Your Garage or Outside Gym?

Unless you are living in Arctic or Arctic-like conditions, you can safely exercise in your not-so-warm and cozy garage gym and even outdoors! That’s what American College of Sports Medicine claims.  It conducted an extensive study and concluded that you can safely exercise in most freezing conditions provided you exercise some precautions to prevent frostbite

Asian Squat vs the Slav Squat - Are They the Same Thing?

Asian Squat vs the Slav Squat – Are They the Same Thing?

If you have ever met an Asian, had an Asian friend, or have been to Asia, you would have realized that deep squatting (which most of us dread to even attempt) is an absolutely normal thing for them. They can do it while eating, smoking a cigarette, chit-chatting, playing board games, studying, chopping vegetables, waiting

How to Quickly and Easily Remove Rust Stains from a Barbell

How to Quickly and Easily Remove Rust Stains from a Barbell

Video Tutorial: Written Tutorial: Supplies/Tools: WD40 3 in 1 Oil Brass Wire Brush Attachments Drill (You can use any but here is the one I am using in the video) Blue Lint Free Shop Towels The quickest way I have found to clean rust off of a barbel is to use WD40, a cordless drill

Why the Slavs Squat and How to Slav Squat

Why the Slavs Squat and How to Slav Squat

What is a Slav Squat?  The Slav Squat has taken the internet world by storm. The sensation is based on a squat that many people do around the world. The Slav Squat has been the subject of much discussion here at Home Gym Strength. Can Westerners Slav Squat? Are their calves too weak? How do

How Much Can the Average Man Squat?

How Much Can the Average Man Squat?

Squatting is a very popular exercise that can be done with kettlebells, barbells, dumbbells, or even your own bodyweight. One interesting question that we have been getting online is “how much can the average man squat?” Many people are trying to figure out how much to squat. Luckily, we have done our research so you

How Much Should You Squat?

How Much Should You Squat?

If you are just getting into working out or want to try something new, squatting might be for you. One of the most important parts of exercising is ensuring you do it safely. When you are squatting, there are some weights that are too heavy and could lead to injury. On the other hand, if

8 Reasons to Squat

8 Reasons to Squat

One of the best exercises to perform is the squat. This total body exercise is amazing for the body and can be performed at any level of your fitness journey. It is highly effective because it involves a compound movement, working numerous muscles and joints simultaneously. Squats primarily target the lower body. Some of the

What are Fractional Weight Plates and How Should They Be Used?

When you walk into pretty much any gym in the country and head over to the squat or bench area, you’ll find your standard olympic plates with weights of: 2.5 pounds 5 pounds 10 pounds 25 pounds 45 pounds 55 pounds (occasionally) These weight plates are typically used for barbells but they can also be

Is Squatting 3 Times a Week Too Much?

Is Squatting 3 Times a Week Too Much?

Squatting is one of the most popular leg workouts in the world. There’s a good reason for it too. Squatting is one of the best ways to build leg strength. Squatting has been a part of workout routines for decades. But lately, some questions we’ve been getting a lot are: How often should you squat?