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?

The Best Gym Sim Games

Let’s face it. Going to the gym is hard. It takes a lot of willpower just to even get yourself to the gym, let alone finish a workout. And these days, it’s tough to tell whether it’s even safe.  But there is a way to get ripped without ever leaving your home. Virtually ripped that

Programming 101

Programming 101

Disclaimer Writing programs is a mixture between science, guesswork and good judgement.  This article will be kept simple, so you don’t get lost in the details and can concentrate on getting results.  Please consult your doctor if you’re starting an exercise program after a long break or have any health or orthopedic concerns.  Long before

Ladies, Grab Your Weights

Ladies, Grab Your Weights

Weightlifting has long been a boy’s club. While the men’s sport has been featured in the Olympics since 1896, the women’s event didn’t make the cut until 2000. If you walk into any weight room today, you’ll probably still see it populated mostly with men. So where are all the women? Historically, women have been

What is the Hole Spacing of a Squat Rack and What is Westside Hole Spacing?

What is the Hole Spacing of a Squat Rack and What is Westside Hole Spacing?

The hole spacing of squat rack is the distance in inches from the center of one hole to the center of the next hole: Smaller hole spacings can be better Smaller hole spacing can be better because they allow for more fine tuning of your safety spotter arms and j-hooks. However, often racks with smaller