Breaking Muscle Shop

Squat

Finding comfort in your squat will help you develop resilience and adaptability.
Stabilise your core and build an ideal posture for squat movements with these simple progressions.
Keep your elbows forward to say goodbye to a bad squat position and hello to a new one rep max.
Intelligent attention to the details of your plan allows you to squeeze every ounce of progress from your workouts.
Build a solid foundation with your feet and you’ll build a skyscraper of a squat on them.
I coach over 500 athletes in 21 sports, and they all do these six movements at least once a week.
Using orthoses is a great way to reinforce what the correct positions are, even when you’re not standing there making corrections.
Being successful at your first powerlifting meet is all about confidence and planning.
Has your progress stalled in the big lifts? Try these tweaks to your set ups for the bench, squat, and deadlift.
When all is said and done, the work you do in the weightroom is going to be the biggest indicator of results.
Nick shares some valuable insights into training, recovery, and nutrition that will benefit anyone who likes to lift heavy.
The bridge has a high EMG activity, so it should teach our glutes to work when we perform the squat. Why doesn’t this happen?
There is a lot of talk about the posterior chain of strength and stability, but for most people, weakness begins in the lateral chain.
Enhancing hip function is the first place I look to make significant gains in my clients’ ability to move better.
Super heavyweights in weightlifting or powerlifting always seem to lift more and more as they get heavier. What gives?
You’re about to identify which muscles are working against you, and how to get them fired up for a bigger squat.
The best advice I can give is to have fun and learn from your own performance and from competitors.
What was final straw that made me turn my back on the king of strength exercises?