If your feet have ever moved throughout a squat or you can’t find a strong position for your bench press leg drive, you already understand how crucial lateral stability is to the sport of powerlifting. Sure, our bread and butter lifts happen in the sagittal aircraft– our bodies aren’t moving side-to-side at all. Straight up and down. Unrack it and stand or push it back up; choose it up and put it back down.
However even if you’ve never ever thought about it this way, your body has most likely informed you, on more than one event,