All Posts by Wasim Kagzi

Do Squats Make You Shorter? (Science Backed Answer)

Some links in this article are affiliate links, which means I earn from qualifying purchases.Squats are often called the king of all exercises and are a tremendous exercise for building strength and muscle.  There is an old belief that strength training, or more specifically squats can make you shorter. If we’re talking about kids or young adolescents […]

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Are Basketball Shoes Good For Lifting And Squatting? (6 Benefits And 3 Drawbacks)

Some links in this article are affiliate links, which means I earn from qualifying purchases.What makes a great pair of weightlifting shoes?This is a question that prompted many lifters worldwide to experiment with a wide range of shoes.Today’s topic revolves around basketball shoes, and whether they are good for the most popular lifts: the squat […]

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Deadlift Barefoot vs Deadlift In Lifting Shoes (9 Reasons)

Some links in this article are affiliate links, which means I earn from qualifying purchases.The deadlift represents the art of powerlifting and strength.While other exercises focus on endurance and bodyweight manipulation, deadlifting is straightforward: the more you lift, the better your overall fitness level.This is why many lifters do various tweaks in their techniques to […]

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10mm vs.13mm Belt: Choosing The Best Belt Thickness For You

Some links in this article are affiliate links, which means I earn from qualifying purchases.A few millimeters make a world of a difference. Going to a thicker weightlifting belt for workouts or competitions makes a significant impact on many factors.  All of these factors will affect your training, fitness goals and lifting enjoyability. Most athletes in the powerlifting […]

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