Knees & Hips Shooting Back In The Squat

09/21/2018 Arian Khamesi 0

Introduction One common technical fault you’ll see in the squat is the knees and hips shooting back when coming out the hole. By shooting back I mean that the knee joint is opening up at a rate that isn’t proportional to how much the barbell is moving up against gravity. So the knee extension is causing horizontal movement of the body, which is a waste of energy. Typically, this also causes a change in torso Read More

Some Tips For Starting Equipped Lifting

09/20/2018 Arian Khamesi 0

As I roam around the internet and various competitions, I come across more and more raw Powerlifters who want to give equipped lifting a try but don’t know where to start. Here are some tips, in no particular order, for anyone who wants to transition into equipped lifting. Start With Loose, Basic Gear You don’t need to dive right into the deep end of equipped lifting. Most of the time, this will end badly. There Read More