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Stretching is Important

Stretching is always important, but even more so if you want to be able to do a squat or deadlift properly. Lack of flexibility in your ankles, calves and hamstrings can prevent you from doing these exercises correctly. Cathe will not only work your muscles hard in the STS Meso #3 optional leg workout, but […]

Form Pointers

Cathe and Lorraine doing Stiff Legged Deadlifts with toes elevated during STS Meso #3 – Optional Leg Workout. Good form is extremely important when doing stiff legged deadlifts for safety reasons. Cathe gives some great form pointers during this exercise and during the 3 minute breaks to help you do this move correctly.

Toes Elevated

Cathe and Lorraine doing Stiff Legged Deadlifts with toes elevated during STS Meso #3 – Optional Leg Workout. Your toes are elevated to add an extra stretch to your calves which in turn causes an extra stretch on your hamstrings. This causes more muscle fibers in you hamstrings to be activated and increases the effectiveness […]

Meso #3 Optional Leg Workout

Pictured above in the STS Meso #3 Optional – Leg group shot. (Lorraine, Cathe, Robert, Lorraine, Deazie and Greg) This is a very basic, but extremely effective and tough workout. You will use the 5% method and do 4 exercises (Squats, Stiff Legged Deadlifts, Front Squats and Static Lunges) for 4 sets each for your […]

Meso #3 Plyo-Legs

Pictured above in the STS Meso #3 Plyo – Leg group shot. (Stuart, Jai, Cathe, Lorraine, Deazie and Greg) Mesocycle #3 features two different types of Leg workouts:First, in the Plyo-Leg lower body workouts ( 4 workouts) you will use a mix of traditional endurance weighted exercises using weights that are about 70 percent of […]