Overcoming Lousy Leverages: Part I

About the Author: Eric Cressey

“I suck at squatting because I’m too skinny!”

“My bench is weak because of my long arms!”

“My deadlift will never go up. I’m just not built to pull heavy!”

Ever hear a training partner utter one of these lines? Or, worse yet, have you ever said these things yourself? If so, we’re here to give you a fresh outlook on ways to improve your lifts.

Biomechanics buffs like us are always looking for scientifically applicable ways to improve our lifting. In this article, we’re going to give you some new insights as to possible areas of weakness, as well as ways to address these weaknesses to take you to newfound levels of strength and performance!