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100 Squat Thrusts with Pushups

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Something I came up with a while ago was the 100 Burpee Challenge, that is to do one hundred reps in a single unbroken set. In doing this I used variations of the burpee, including the squat thrust, both with and without pushups. In the following video, I hit 100 …

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Parallel or Full Squats?

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Should you be squatting to a parallel depth, that is your thighs parallel to the floor? Or should you squat all the way to rock bottom depth? Like many things, the answer is…it depends. Let’s start with what is healthier? Simple answer. A rock bottom squat means that you have …

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Pressing vs HSPU

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Ralph asks: “Hey Logan what up? Just wondering I’ve never done a handstand pushup and I’m wondering adding that to my Deceptive Strength workouts will it create a pushing imbalance like aggravate all the sitting/resting and stuff. Thanks your products are incredible and amazing for strength and all things related.” …

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20 Handstand Pushups

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Just hit a great milestone for me, doing a set of 20 handstand pushups without break. Here’s the video: Before the form police start commented, realize that I am doing these this way on purpose. These were done in what I like to call “Easy” form. Most notably the hand …

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The Utility of Rock Bottom Squats

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Fitness is often defined along the lines of “the quality of being suitable to fulfill a particular role or task.” So how fit do you need to be? To live a “civilized” or sedentary life…not very! You really don’t need ANY fitness to sit on your butt all day like …

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Creating the 4-Way Squat…

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For a long time, I thought of the pistol squat as pretty much the only one-legged squat. (There was the airborne lunge too…but back then, I looked at that as a lead-up move to the pistol squat.) But the Kavadlo brothers, Al and Danny, introduced me to some new moves. …

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Are Pistol Squats Bad for You?

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A subscriber sent me this article by Dr. Joel Seedman, Ph.D. talking about how pistol squats are bad for you, and asked my thoughts on it. It’s fairly long, but if you want to read it for yourself you can find it here. If you don’t want to read it, …