What Squat Shoes should I wear?

Running shoes Advantages In my opinion, there is no advantage at all to squatting in running shoes.They are designed to absorb shock and cushion the foot against impact. From a back squatting point of view, the last thing we need to be doing is compressing the shoe instead of driving up. Robbing us of that […]

What Deadlifting Shoes Should I Wear and Why?

What Deadlifting Shoes Should I Wear and Why? Flat sole (chucks) – molded sole flat shoes,  solid heel weightlifting shoes or running shoes? Running shoes are just that running shoes, designed to cushion your feet against impact with soles that compress and spring back, all things a powerlifter doesn’t want. This will rob the lifter […]

Wrist Wraps – What is a thumb loop?

Hi Team, I get asked a lot about the thumb loop on the Getstrength Wrist Wraps, so I thought it may make for a interesting article for the “How to and Why” section on Getstrength.com “What is the idea behind thumb loop on the wrist wrap and do I have to use it?” Seems simple right……  Well its definitely […]

How to use the Front Squat Harness All-Sport Correctly

In my last article “Are there any disadvantages to the Front Squat Harness All Sport (compact), other than not being able to do Zercher Squats”  I touched on how to use the new Getstrength Front Squat Harness All-Sport. In this article I would like to go into more detail on technique with the Harness. Now the new […]

Are there any Disadvantages to the Front Squat Harness All Sport (compact) other than not being able to do Zercher Squats?

Are there any disadvantages to the Front Squat Harness All Sport (compact), other than not being able to do Zercher Squats? Are there any disadvantages to the Front Squat Harness All Sport (compact), other than not being able to do Zercher Squats? Thanks for the question… The Front Squat Harness All Sport (compact) has limited […]

How to Maintain your Getstrength Legacy Bar

Do not leave the Getstrength Bar loaded with weights on a rack. Our Getstrength Speciality Bars are all individually crafted and built to last a lifetime and carry a lifetime warranty More information on warranty The Speciality Bar Collars are made from 50mm solid mild steel. The maintenance needed on these bars is only a […]