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Congratulations to Natalie Jarman for smashing the Masters 40+ Women Under 176lbs Front Squat Harness World Record by Front Squatting 154.32lbs @ BW 143 lbs After viewing the video we can all see there's plenty left in the tank and I am sure Natalie will be back to break her new World Record really soon. Natalie is 49 years of age, 164cm tall and weighs in at 65.2kg. She is the managing director of Whatever Marketing in Tauranga, New Zealand, where she lives. Natalie is an ethical vegan … [Read more...] about NEW FRONT SQUAT HARNESS WORLD RECORD – Natalie Jarman New Zealand
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 vital power at the bottom. It's also not in their design brief to handle the sideways pressure put on them in the squat. Disadvantages ALL OF THE ABOVE Flat soled shoes(Chuck … [Read more...] about What Squat Shoes should I wear?
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 of that vital power at the bottom of a squat or the start of a Deadlift. Flat sole canvas uppers rubber sole, Chuck Taylors and the … [Read more...] about What Deadlifting Shoes Should I Wear and Why?
Taking orders now. New stock arriving this week. The Lifter Series Elbow Sleeves NZ by Getstrength are made from 5 mm industrial strength neoprene. The Lifter Series Elbow Sleeves provides compression around the elbow joint which will help support the elbows during vigorous exercise The Lifter Series Elbow Sleeves will create warmth in the joint, increasing blood flow and works as an injury prevention aid. The sleeves come with a built-in air vent to help with sweat … [Read more...] about Taking orders now – Elbow Sleeves NZ
The biggest issue holding you back in strength training can be your joints.Just a little heads up, the stronger you get the more stress you put on your joints, with most people starting out your muscles get a lot stronger than your ligaments do at the start.Ligament strength can be more of a time served requirement.With that said, keep your knees and elbows warm at all times during training.Heat and support will increase blood flow and in return aid in protection and recovery. We have hunted … [Read more...] about Why I need Elbow Sleeves!
Congratulations to Kelly Gray from Australia for smashing not only the masters 40+ World Record but taking the open World Record as well! Kelly Gray Australia 462.97 lbs Front Squat with the Getstrength Front Squat Harness @ Bodyweight 216.05 lbs 43 years old - weight 97kgs - height 176cm's - live in Brisbane Australia - at work I am a co-director of my own mid sized architectural practice - have been involved in sport from age 5 playing cricket, football, rugby, and Australian … [Read more...] about Open Front Squat Harness World Record Smashed – Kelly Gray
Congratulations to Joanne Newman for breaking the Masters 50+ Women Under 80kg Front Squat Harness World Record. I'm sure we will be hearing a lot from Joanne in the future. Joanne is on a record smashing mission. Joanne Newman details below: My name is Joanne Newman. I was born on the 21st of September 1960 and live in New Zealand. I am an Accountant and Licenced Private Investigator. I took up the sport of power lifting at 53 years of age. With the assistance of my coach … [Read more...] about NEW FRONT SQUAT HARNESS WORLD RECORD – JOANNE NEWMAN NEW ZEALAND
Check out the review the New Getstrength All-Sport Compact Harness just got for our customer Julio G. 10/24/15 This will force you to get stronger........ Compared to the standard front squat harness, it is not for the weak. The standard offers a few options so that one can progress up the difficulty ladder. The compact version offers only one, but the advantages far and above outweigh that issue. The compact version is easy to carry and transport to any gym where you are going to … [Read more...] about Front Squat Harness All Sport Compact – This will force you to get stronger