7 Squat Everyday Challenges

If you’ve been following my other posts, you’ll have realized by now that I am a big fan of the squat. There is no compound exercise more simple, outside of the deadlift, that packs on muscle and works your body to a sweat.

Also, with a huge number of rep schemes and different programs available for the squat, you should never get bored with this exercise. This is why I’ve chosen to write again on squatting.

Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1 – One Awesome Powerlifting Program

Whether you5-3-1‘re new to the lifting game or you’ve been going at it a while now, you’ve most likely heard of the 5/3/1 program or read the original book by Jim Wendler. In Wendler’s original book he outlines the 5/3/1 program concentrating on the 4 main lifts that are the back squat, the bench press, the deadlift and the strict press. If you are unfamiliar with the original program, it goes like this: