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overhead squat

What I love about squats is their versatility. There's a squat for every almost occasion and purpose.
Use this mobility sequence to improve the function of your thoracic back and help your overhead squat.
Despite what you may read, there is no such thing as a "one size fits all" cue for your athletes.
What's it good for? Why should you do it? What are the secrets that make the it better? Read on for all the answers.
This flow warms you up with hollow rocks for the core, while opening into a squat, and externally rotating the shoulders as well.
It was the ultimate squat face off, but I think the results of this new study need further questioning.
The press, push press, push jerk, snatch, and overhead squat all require a specific level of shoulder mobility before you should perform them under any significant load.
In order to get better at this lift, I assembled some highly regarded coaches from around the country and posed this question: “My overhead squat sucks. How can I fix it?”
I regularly see athletes with strong upper backs and shoulders struggle with limitations in how high they can raise their arms without pain. Here are poses to help restore the range of motion.
Teaching at a CrossFit gym, I've become familiar with the mobility challenges of overhead squats. These poses will target the muscles and connective tissues that must be mobile to do this lift.
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.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week - doctors who CrossFit, the RKC evolution, overhead squats, and more!
Is your snatch or your overhead squat bigger? Does it matter? Olympic weightlifters don't even bother with overhead squats. Read on to find out why it's not that helpful after all.
The overhead squat is the hardest of the squats. It will expose any faults you have in your form. In this video coach Traver Boehm goes over the basics to get started.