What is the Hatfield Squat and What is it Used for?

September 10, 2020

A Hatfield squat is essentially a safety bar squat with your hands holding onto a barbell placed in front of you. For larger framed lifters you may even be able to replace using a front barbell with grabbing the support beams of a power rack to guide you. While hand placement and the support option is variable- using a safety squat bar is critical to executing this move, so the yoke of the bar can balance on your upper back.

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Benefits of Strength Training

February 21, 2020

If you knew that a certain type of exercise could benefit your heart, improve your balance, strengthen your bones, and help you lose weight all while making you look and feel better, wouldn’t you want to get started? Well, studies show that strength training can provide all those benefits and more.

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Plans and Effort

December 31, 2019

Throughout my coaching and training career the results varied from each program for a number of reasons. One aspect that always dictated the most amount of physical gain (next to genetics) was the effort involved.

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Investing In Yourself

September 4, 2017

An investment is defined as an act that is thought to yield profit or a favorable result. In today’s world many people talk about investments exclusively in relationship to money and finances and neglect investing in things that are far more important than currency.

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September 1, 2017

How terrifying must it be for an underdog to battle a no mercy, all powerful champion? Terrifying enough for you to work day in and day out so you can control the outcome. You must keep working until you believe that you have the power to win.

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Death By Comparison

One of the biggest downfalls of human nature is comparison. We look at others and see things that we lust for and want as opposed to appreciating the things we have and have earned through our very own trials and tribulations.

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The Art of Goal Setting

Goals are key factors that should keep you driven in and out the weight room. Goals keep your mindset focused and set up a firm foundation to build on. Setting goals for oneself gives us the room to grow and to be better or to put ourselves in a better position.

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