November 2007 Archives


Remember when I said they are “hardcore” at my gym (Strong & Shapely Gym, East Rutherford NJ), well, I didn’t realize they were THIS hardcore: I checked in for a workout today (Halloween), and there’s this decapitated arm on the front counter with a gruesome warning mesage:

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I was scheduled for front squats today, and previously was gearing up to start moving the poundages back up at least in the ballpark of my former 315 “glory days”… However, I slightly tweaked my lower back on T-bar rows last week so I started thinking about what I could do for legs that would put zero load on my spine but at the same time could build some mass. For some reason, “Zercher Squat” just popped in my head. The thing is, I’ve known about this exercise for ages, but for some reason had NEVER tried it before! Well, today I tried it…This exercise is evil (translation = “I like it!”)…

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