4 Easy Ways to Improve Classic Lifts
I’ve been on a “less is better” stick to the basics kick lately with my writing1.
Last week I wrote an article on T-Nation on why I feel “muscle confusion” is wack, and this week I have a new article on BodyBuilding.com with a similar vibe…
…extolling people to make the “classic” moves (squats, deadlifts, rows, presses, etc) a priority, but to also do versions of those lifts to help improve technique.
This image came up when I did a search for “classic exercises” in Google. I thought it was hilarious, and ran with it.
It’s a good article with some solid advice (if I do say so myself2). But I understand if your eyes glaze over. I get it: an article telling you to focus on the basics is about as exciting as watching NASCAR. Or this video:
However, I do offer some neat3 exercises you may find interesting and worth giving a try.