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Technique Tuesday: SSB Exercises for Lower Body Hypertrophy

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Last week, we discussed how to use the Safety Squat Bar to build the deadlift. This week, I’ll show you how I like to use the SSB for lower body hypertrophy training. Can’t you just use a barbell to build big

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Technique Tuesday: SSB Pin Squats to Build Your Deadlift

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This week’s Technique Tuesday covers one of my favorite deadlift assistance exercises: pin squats with the Safety Squat Bar. It’s tough to train the deadlift frequently without getting worn out or beat up. SSB pin squats have solid carryover to the

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Technique Tuesday: Intro to the Safety Squat Bar

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The safety squat bar is an awesome tool to have in your lifting arsenal. This week’s Technique Tuesday introduces you to the SSB and provides a few tips for how to use it effectively, regardless of the exercise you’re performing. Over

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Posted in Technique Tuesdays – 3 Specialty Barbells That Build Size and Strength

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I’m incredibly lucky to be able to train at some awesome gyms. Between Brown University and Total Performance Sports, I’ve got literally every piece of equipment I could ever want. Factor

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