Sunday, 31 July 2022
The Squat
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            THE SQUAT

Down this road, in a gym far away,

a young man was heard to say,

“No matter what I do, my legs won’t grow.”

He tried leg extensions, leg curls, and leg presses too

trying to cheat, these sissy workouts he’d do.

 

From the corner of the gym where the big men train,

through a cloud of chalk and the midst of pain,

where the noise is made with big forty fives,

a deep voice bellowed as he wrapped his knees.

a very big man with legs like trees.

 

Laughing as he snatched another plate from the stack

chalking his hands and monstrous back,

said, “Boy, stop lying and don’t say you’ve forgotten,

the trouble with you is you ain’t been SQUATTIN’.

 

-Dale Clark                                          

If you were a powerlifter in the 80’s & 90’s then you have a shirt with Dale’s poem on the back... I still have mine!!! #oldstrongguysrule #powersportstrengthconditioning 

 

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Posted on 07/31/2022 5:40 PM by Ed Cosner
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