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Michigan Versus Ohio State

Michigan Versus Ohio State

At Hard Pressed Chicago there are former strength coaches from Michigan and Ohio State. Deciding which colors to paint a new Pendulum Seated Squat for their facility seemingly would require some deliberation but not become an intense argument, which required compromise to finally purchase the device. It’s pretty obvious to us at Rogers Athletic that the former strength coaches from these two great universities, when training on the Seated Squat, will Get one leg Stronger than the other.


Assembling the Squat Pro

Pendulum Paint

Leaving the Pendulum truck in Downtown Chicago

Delivery OSU UM

Moving towards the loading Dock

O M Seated Squat

At Home at Hard Pressed Chicago

M O Seated Squat

We were told the Pendulum Seated Squat Pro must be shown from both sides


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