Tyler Robbins Fitness

B.Sc. Biochemistry, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Certified CrossFit Trainer (CCFT/CF-L3), USA Weightlifting Level 1

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How to: Squat

This guide will take you through the progressions and intricacies of how to squat. I will also explain the differences between a front squat, a high-bar back squat, and a low-bar back squat.

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My New Home Gym (Still Under Construction...)

I moved into a new home back in December 2012. Since then, I have been working out in my basement with the space I have. I finally got the green light from my wife to finish our basement, and majority of the room we have can be used as my home gym.

I have helped my dad finish basements in the past, but this is the first one I have done on my own, so I have definitely made some mistakes and rookie goofs along the way.

I plan on finishing the mudding/sanding/painting of the gym in 2014.

Earlier this year, prior to framing, I finally purchased my squat rack.

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Framing nearly done.

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Framing done, hired an electrician to get everything safe and to code. Pot lights installed by me.

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Drywalling started, I did (nearly) all of it on my own. Had to build some T's to help with the ceiling.

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Drywalling done, time to get rid of the carpet flooring.

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Went and picked up my rubber tiles in my 4-door Honda Civic...a bit of a tight fit but it worked!

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As of today, flooring and walls are done, as I said, I am aiming to do the mudding/sanding/paining in 2014

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Day 361 - Stepping Back into the BEAST!

I have always been a strong advocate for exercising and staying active with what you love. So, in light of this, I am going to take my own advice and end my current hybrid, and head back to do another (modified) round of Body Beast.

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