What’s the Ideal Bench Press to Squat Ratio? (Revealed!)

Bench Press to Squat Ratio

So, you want to know the ideal bench press to squat ratio? When it comes to training we all typically aim for some form of symmetry. This typically starts out with the symmetrical appearance of your physique. However, with experience comes knowledge, and it’s not long before your aim changes to lifting a certain weight … Read more

How to Tell if You’re Squatting Low Enough? (Explained!)

How to Tell if You’re Squatting Low Enough

Have you ever wondered, “How to Tell if You’re Squatting Low Enough?” As fantastic an exercise as barbell squats are, they are often one of the most butchered exercises in the gym. Basically, we all know that we should be squatting, but this doesn’t mean that we’re capable of doing so with great form. That … Read more

Why Are My Hips Uneven When I Squat? (Solved!)

Why Are My Hips Uneven When I Squat

Anyone else wondering, “Why Are My Hips Uneven When I Squat?” There’s nothing worse than aiming to hit a big squat set, but then noticing that your hips are decidedly lop-sided. You know for a fact that this shouldn’t be the case, and there is also the potential for injury. So, why exactly is this … Read more

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