In this episode of Barbell Shrugged we talk about building confidence in the One Ton Challenge, what the squat says about your other lifts, the mental challenge of squatting, the realization phase, how to know when to go for it, the base of all strength training, why your anatomy matters when deciding how to squat, and the details of the 8 week squat cycle.
– Anders and Doug
0-10: Building confidence in the One Ton Challenge, why the squat will knock off a big chunk of 2,000 pounds, and what the squat says about your other lifts
11-20: The importance of a squat cycle, the mental challenge of squatting, lifetime goals, the realization phase, and high bar vs. low bar back squat
21-30: Perfect mechanics, how to know when to go for it, the base of all strength training, funky mechanics in the squat, and tempo squats
31-40: Why your anatomy matters when deciding how to squat, toes forward as an assessment, squatting tips that will make all the difference in your life, and the details of the 8 week squat cycle
41-50: Your starting numbers, the One Ton training plan, the end of the year test, the One Ton Club handshake, and how to register for the One Ton Challenge
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