Monthly Archives: January 2014

How to do the 5-3-1 program…..even if you don’t follow it, some great advice on how to overcome plateaus.

I found this article at http://www.muscleforlife.com/get-strong-strength-training/ The 5/3/1 strength training program is one of the most popular, and for good reason. Here’s how it works.   There’s a reason why many experienced bodybuilders include powerlifting in their routine. Not only … Continue reading

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Anatomical differences between long femur and shorter one

As you can see the long femured individual has much more severe angles at the knee, hip/lower back and ankle which contributes to way more torque on those joints and a much less mechanically efficient position which will make it … Continue reading

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Yes, it is harder for people with long femurs in relation to their torso to squat and deadlift

These 2 links explain why biomechanically people with long femurs in relation to their torso have trouble squatting and deadlifting using the generally accepted range of motion for these lifts. These people are limited by their proportions and also these … Continue reading

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