Why Do My Quads Cramp When Squatting? (Explained!)

Quads Cramp When Squatting

It’s no laughing matter if your quads cramp when squatting. Okay granted, it can be quite hilarious to watch someone suffer with quad cramps. However, it’s not something that any of us particularly want to go through, especially when you have a heavy load on your back. But why exactly is this happening to you? … Read more

Why Can’t I Keep My Back Straight When I Squat? (Explained!)

Can’t Keep Back Straight During Squat

So, you want to know, “Why Can’t I Keep My Back Straight When I Squat?” As hard as you try, you always seem to end up with an unnatural curvature of the spine whenever you squat. Then again, perhaps you have an excessive forward lean. And of course, you know just how bad this is … Read more

Why Do I Get Hamstring Cramp During Bench Press? (Explained!)

Hamstring Cramp During Bench Press

If you’ve ever suffered the indignity of hamstring cramp during bench press, you know just how bad this can be. I know it seems like a laughing matter to your gym buddies, but for you, the pain is real. Plus, it just doesn’t seem right that your hammies are cramping up during an exercise that … Read more

Why Do Squats Make My Heart Race? (Explained!)

Why Do Squats Make My Heart Race

So, you want to know, “Why Do Squats Make My Heart Race?” It’s weird that out of all the strength-training exercises, squats really have you blowing hard. You’ll generally notice that your heart is almost beating out of your chest and your breathing is extremely heavy whenever you squat. However, you never seem to experience … Read more

Why Do I Feel Deadlift in Chest? (Solved!)

Feel Deadlift in Chest

It actually sounds completely wrong to say, “Why Do I Feel Deadlift in Chest?” I mean, deadlifts are probably one of the greatest posterior chain exercises ever. So, if you’re going to “feel” deadlifts anywhere, surely it will be in the muscle groups at the back of the body. However, I know that I myself … Read more

Can Your Squat Stance Be Too Wide? (Explained!)

Can Your Squat Stance Be Too Wide

It’s something that you’ve definitely thought about many times before, “Can Your Squat Stance Be Too Wide?” The squat is typically viewed as the King of Lower Body Exercises. Therefore, regardless of your physique goals, it makes sense to squat. However, there is often much confusion as to exactly how wide your stance should be. … Read more