Posts Tagged with: smolov

Does the Smolov Squat Routine Work? My Final Results

Posted in - Health on April 2nd 2012 2 Comments

This is the final update for my Smolov squat routine. It’s taken me a while to update because I skipped a month (more on that soon) and was slow to write this post.

I choose the Smolov routine as a test to improve the weight I squat having been stuck on 100kg (220lb) for two years …

7 Tips to Recover Fast From Training to Double Your Results (Plus Smolov Squat Experience Update 2)

Posted in - Health on October 15th 2011 1 Comments

The Smolov squat cycle is the toughest training program I’ve done to date. Squats are simply brutal because they hit every big muscle in the body. Combine that with 2 days between heavy squats and you get lifts with sore muscles.

Training breaks down muscle tissue. Recovery is where 95% of your time is spent and …