gainz

March 3, 2019

Thanks to all who came out to today’s ROM WOD!!! Now you’re all ready to tackle the week ahead.

November 19, 2018

with ・・・ DEEP OR SHALLOW SQUATS for the most #gainz? . Collaboration with . 🤔 Researchers sought to answer this question by having men randomly assigned to a deep squat group (squatting to 120* of knee flexion) and a shallow squatting group going to only 60* of flexion. . After 12 weeks of training they found: -The deep squat group got about 20% stronger in both the shallow and deep squat testing conditions . -The shallow squat group got 36% stronger in the shallow squat and 9% stronger in the deep squat testing . -The deep squat group had superior increases in front thigh cross sectional area ( #QUADZ) . -The deep squat group also had greater increases in isometric knee extension and jump performance . 🏻 Researchers concluded that “Training elicited favourable adaptations on knee extensor muscle size and function compared to training shallow squats.” . 🏻BUT as always training goals and individual needs should be focused on with exercise prescription. . Bloomquist et al 2013. Effect of range of motion in heavy load squatting on muscle and tendon adaptations.

July 9, 2018

Let’s all be 🦈’s today…

January 1, 2018

Happy New Year !!!!! We are so excited to see what 2018 has in store.