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The new world record in the squat – 475 kg (1047 lbs) | Russian powerlifter Andrey Malanichev


The new world record in the squat – 475 kg (1047 lbs) | Russian powerlifter Andrey Malanichev

Andrey Malanichev (born 10 January 1977, in the village of Barvikha sanatorium-(Moscow region) – Russia’s champion in powerlifting, Europe, the world and four times winner of the Titans Cup

He owns the record in raw squat (1036 lbs – 470 kg) and 5 December at WRPF WorldBank powerlifting championship in Moscow broke his own record.

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Bodybuilder vs powerlifter vs weightlifter. Squat challenge.


Bodybuilder vs powerlifter vs weightlifter. Squat challenge.

Another interesting video in which this time competing bodybuilder, powerlifter and weightlifter. Three friends have this time decided to see which of the three the most to crouch. Look at the video, you will be impressed by weightlifters who weighs just 70 kg, but rising incredible weight. English sub.

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The girl set a record, lifting 97 kg in squat


The girl set a record, lifting 97 kg in squat

“Super Girl”, ten year old Naomi Kutin, who weighs just 41 kilograms, set a world record and become so strongest of all time in the performance of the squat with free weights.

The record which was previously held one 44-year-old woman, a young Naomi knocked on Raw Unity gathering in Corpus Christi, Texas, and from that on 22 January 2012 and to date, no one has managed to make a similar exercise.

Then a ten year old girl crouched on a free weight released 97 kilograms of weight, we note that it was a deep, full squat.

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Never skip leg day | Bodybuilding quotes


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Never skip leg day | Bodybuilding quotes

When you have one of those days when you feel a big weight on your shoulders DO SQUATS.
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The biggest legs ever seen | Tom Platz


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The biggest legs ever seen | Tom Platz

When you mention the name of the legendary bodybuilder Tom Platz, the first association at all, “the biggest and most developed legs ever seen.”

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He was one of the contestants from the golden era of bodybuilding, and all the great men of that time, which still apply to the greatest legends of the sport, it tended to develop legs like Tom Platz.

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About Tom Platz massiveness should not waste words, but real power “foundations” of this great figure was impressive. 238 kilograms in the squat for the vast majority of people is completely unthinkable. Tom Platz did it 23 times!

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Learn proper squat form | Types of squat workouts


Squat – the king of all exercises

It is often a reason squat called the king of exercises. When performing the squat (especially with a barbell) activates the whole body. Most are loaded legs (especially quads), followed by the lower back, abdomen and other parts of the body. Also, depending on the particular variant of the squat can no longer activate individual parts.

Bad Squat
Here are bad examples of people squat.
These moves will not strengthen the body. It is only possible to get permanent injuries.
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Learn squat from babies
Did you know that babies before walking do “the squats”. First master the stability of crouching, and later learned to walk.
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Squats can be performed in several ways: without weights with barbell and dumbbell, with the weight placed in front of (front squat), with weight placed behind the body (back squat), and there are still a large number of variants, such as hack squat, squat jeffereson, belt squatting and so on. Also it can be with regard to the depth of descent divided into half squat, parallel squat and deep squat.

When someone in fitness center mentions squat then usually implies a parallel back squat. In explanation we most hold on to him, and we shall process and other variants of the squat that are infrequently used.

1. Back Squat

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The back squat is one of the three exercises that are performed at powerlifting competitions (with the bench press and dead lift). Equally used in physical conditioning of athletes (in order to improve explosive power, maximum power, etc.) As well as in bodybuilding and fitness where the goal is aesthetics or increase muscle mass, decrease body fat, the muscle definition and Fig.

2. Front squat – type 1

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The problem with type 1 front squat is the insufficient flexibility of the hand and shoulder girdle so elbows are not set up enough. Also in slightly larger weight can lead to the situation that we weight pulls forward (lack of flexibility in the calves, hips, back).

3. Front squat – type 2

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Front squat type 2 is only easier to perform because the flexibility of the hand and the shoulder girdle. Position rod is the same only the palms are over it.

4. Powerlifting squat

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5. Squat with close set foot
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6. Squat with a wide set foot
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7. Hack Squat
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Strength and Size | Tips


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Strength and Size | Tips

Often we ask what is the connection between power and size? Bodybuilders train for size and therefore you should train differently than a powerlifter who train for strength. You often hear that you do not need to lift big weight, in order to become stronger. Wrong! The strength and size go together and the only way to become larger to also become more and more powerful.

For those on steroids, there are different rules. They have increased protein synthesis and they can increase their muscle mass and definition much easier than natural bodybuilders. Therefore it is extremely important for exercisers who do not use steroids and having an average genetics to first strengthen muscles.

It is not necessary to stimulate the muscle directly to become bigger and stronger.
Here are beginning to apply a complex exercise. If you redouble your bench press in the course of a few years, then how can your arms, shoulders and back can stay the same size? They also need to grow in order to support the weight that you’re lifting.

While you are in the early stages of building muscle forget the muscular symmetry. First, empower, become larger, and then start working on body symmetry. Leave aside the isolation exercises and pumping with a smaller increase weight until you are able to squat or bench press to work with serious weight. Concentrate on the most complex exercises such as the squat, deadlift, bench press, military press, rowing, pull-ups and dips.

A Bigger Muscle is a Stronger Muscle. Learn how to gain both SIZE and STRENGTH in this video:

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Road To Olympia | Jay Cutlers Leg training day | The Regimen


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ExerciseSetsReps
Lying Leg Curls410
Seated Leg Curls310
One Leg Curls310
Stiff Legged Deads310
Leg Extensions210
Leg Press410
Hack Squats410
Front Squats410
Lunges310
Leg Extensions410

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