When I feel a poop coming on, I am already at the point where I could go immediately or hold it in. When I get in the bathroom, I squat on the toilet seat and poop immediately, maybe have to wipe 1 or 2 times and the whole ordeal is over in... (more)
I know the older ones among us are transitioning to standing desks because sitting is terrible. But after seeing a post by Ido Portal on FB, I want to take on his squat challenge. Beyond that, If I can get to the point where squatting is the... (more)
for the past two weeks i have had a sudden onset of knee pain on the outer part of my knee when i squat down then up. i am looking for answers as i am unaware of what caused me this issue. the only things i changed in my diet was a small... (more)
I've often heard or read about the benefits of squatting during a bowel movement, but I've never done it. I know that it is how most of the world goes number two and what our ancient ancestors probably did, but my westernized sitting toilet just... (more)
I like to bend over and spray it in the great outdoors, it is good fertilizer. If you see a tree that looks like it needs a little help just drop trou and give the tree a little of your love.
I believe there was a similar question about 18 months ago but I did not see it answered in great detail. I am getting serious about powerlifitng (not Oly or CF just PL) and have been told by several sources that proper shoes are key. My... (more)
So I recently herniated three discs, two in my lower neck and one in my upper back. It took medication, PT, and 12 weeks of rest to heal. A few weeks ago I started back on my lifting regimen (still not allowed to run) and, at the advice of my... (more)
Hey everyone,I've been doing crossfit for about 6 months now and have been teaching myself many functional movements like pistols, handstand walks, HSPU's and etc... But i've been lacking in one department the Overhead Squat Vs. the Sntach. My... (more)
Hi! I've been reading here for a couple of weeks now. I've been doing paleo for about a year now, and it's been great. I've lost about 100 lbs, and packed on 20-30 in muscle. For my exercise regimen, I walk 5 or more miles a day (I have two... (more)
For the past month and a half I've had soreness and clicking in the hip area. I haven't really changed my workout although come to think of it I did start learning to front squat around that time. With an unloaded bar though. This makes squatting... (more)
My hubby got into muscle balance therapy to fix his back, and while I was looking through his book about it this move in particular stood out to me as being at least as important as squatting. I'm still trying to master a real squat. No problems... (more)
I've always done this a lot, it's comfortable for me - although squatting is fine too, it is less comfortable for long periods (for my inner thigh adductors mostly, I have some chronic tension there) and requires me to shift position often. I also... (more)
Depends on what you're trying to accomplish with them. For strengthening the kinetic chain, low-bar squats are better. For dynamic conditioning, Squat Cleans are better. It's all about what you're trying to accomplish.
since reading this article (http://www.t-nation.com/free_online_article/sports_body_training_performance/the_thirdworld_squat) I have been intrigued by this squat. I can't do it unsupported without falling on my butt, but I can easily do it on a... (more)