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Front Squat

Jumping straight to the back squat is like trying to do calculus when you don't yet understand basic arithmetic.
Genetic potential, mobility and strength goals help decide which squat is best for your program.
Understand weight ratios and frequency of lifting between front and back squats. Make your clean and jerk roar.
When in doubt, do front squats. This is one of my favorite strength training mottos (along with "perfect practice makes perfect" and "fast sh*t is still sh*t").
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An end of year weightlifting heavy program for intermediate and advanced users with a max 1RM finish before Christmas.
Keep your elbows forward to say goodbye to a bad squat position and hello to a new one rep max.
Wants to get all-around strong, steer clear of injury, and maximize carry over into strength sports? Front squat.
“Well, that sucked.” My client put his kettlebells on the ground, contemplating how in the world he got crushed by such little weight.
If you practice martial arts, then you need to strength train in order to maximize your performance. Here are the top five bang-for-your-buck exercises for fighters.
Picking which squat to do is an important question to ask when designing your workouts. Here are the strengths and weaknesses of each variation.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: CrossFit, scaling, conditioning, front squats, flexibility, and more!
The back squat may be an effective exercise, but it's biomechanically just a bad idea. Consider the front squat as a healthy and powerful alternative.
Squatting: the primordial movement. Who would think you could say so much about such a basic position? Here are 7 articles about this fundamental movement - and some tips for how you can improve it.
Do you know how much heavier than your clean and jerk your back squat should be? And do you know why this is important? Let's look over the numbers so you can check your training plan.
Quick video outlining the dos and donts of the front squat - covering everything from taking the bar off of the rack, to hand position, and more.