Front Squat

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.