Monster Squat is my little way to give back to the sport of powerlifting. I hope to share my years of experience in the sport, especially my success in the squat.

If you don’t know who I am, you can go to the About Me page to read more about me or to my Lifting Profile to see my accomplishments.

I just finished the Members Area of the site, which consists of a Q & A section and access to the online version of my books.  I plan on building the area to include even more content in the months to come.

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The Monster Membership, for a small one time fee, gives you access to the Member’s Q & A section as well as access to online versions of both my books “Monster Squat: A Step By Step Guide to a Bigger Squat!” and “From Gym Lifter to Competitive Powerlifter: The Beginner’s Guide to Competitive Powerlifting!” The online books are more than worth the small one time fee to join.

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Time to reinvent myself as a lifter

It’s been a month now since the last competition.  Usually, a month, hell, even a few weeks later, my body weight goes back up around 10 to 15 lbs. This time it keeps going down. Monday, I got on the scale and weighed 219, lighter than what I weighed at the competition.  I was expecting …

First Chain Squat Experience

For those who are friends with me on Facebook, you’ve probably seen a lot of pictures of me and Denise over the last few months. Denise and I became friends back in April and soon after she started training with me in the gym. A few months ago after one of my big squats, she …

One Down, Two To Go!

Body weight:     Approximately 228 lbs. Workout:             Deadlift Outcome:            Better than expected A few weeks ago, I pulled a muscle in my forearm and have been very wary about deadlifting. Last night was going to be a squat night for reps, but I figured I probably needed to deadlift at least once before the next competition. …


A Typical Light Day Workout

If you already have you heavy days working good for you and need a nice speed/light day workout. This ones’s pretty effective. Light Bench Day Exercise 1: Bench Press Bar x 10 x 2 sets 135 lbs. x 5 x 2 sets 225 lbs. – 285 lbs. x 3 x 8 sets Exercise 2: Floor...

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A Solid Powerlifting Program for Anyone

This is the program I have been using for the past few months. I used this going into my last competition and it worked out real good. It is a two heavy, two light day program. Its a little hard to get used to at first. Both heavy days are at the beginning of the week, then the rest of the week is speed and light. At first your body will feel sore but it but it will get used to it. After Tuesday, all the heavy work is done so it gives a lot of time to recover between the heavy workouts. Besides, for anyone that is competing, you have to do all three lifts the same days so two days of heavy work in a row won't kill you.

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A Simple Powerlifting Program for Beginners

A few months ago, I was contacted by a new lifter. He was wondering if I had any decent powerlifting programs that he could follow as a beginner. So I had to think back almost 13 years and remember what I had done.  This is a pretty simple program and works out real well for...

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