“There is simply no other exercise, and certainly no machine, that provides the level of central nervous activity, improved balance and coordination, skeletal loading and bone density enhancement, muscular stimulation and growth, connective tissue stress and strength, psychological demand and toughness, and overall systemic conditioning than the correctly performed full squat.” – Mark RippetoeIf you have a healthy functioning pair of legs, go squat!
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Matthew is the founder, writer and chief editor of PhysicalCulturist.ca. He has over 10 years of strength training experience and has competed in bodybuilding and men's physique shows. He is a licensed massage therapist and is currently studying sports massage. Matthew combines his love of fitness and writing to share his thoughts, experiences and research regarding the fitness industry.
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