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Daily Catalyst: 062524

Strength Block:
Back Squat 5-4-3-2-1
Shoulder Press 5-4-3-2-1

The goal of becoming stronger is twofold:

1 – to lift, push, pull and carry heavier stuff

2 – to build our metabolism.

Strength is best developed in the gym. Unfortunately, many times our strength is tested outside the gym: in uncontrolled environments with no warmup and an all-or-nothing test. Think about pushing your car out of the snowbank, or lugging a kid around on your shoulders all day.

The best exercises for gaining strength involves having muscles work together. We call these “compound lifts” because they require two or more muscle groups to work together (compound) and require the movement of an external weight (lifts).

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