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Pros and Cons of the Safety Squat Bar for Front Squats

In the last few years, the front squat has gotten a revival as a significant training lift for strength sports other than competitive weightlifting. Together with this rise in appeal came a variation with a safety squat bar(SSB) that is much easier for numerous professional athletes to perform without yielding the advantages of the movement. …

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Powerlifter Mike Tuchscherer Front Squats 565lb and Sets Two New PRs

The front squat is dynamite for strengthening your core, quads, and upper back, all of which has direct carryover to improving your back squat as well — along with almost every other exercise. This is something the 8-time USA Powerlifting (USAPL) National Champion and 6-time International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Championships medalist Mike Tuchscherer seems …

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17 Year Old Jackson Powell Front Squats a Monstrous 675 lbs

Teen powerlifting sensation Jackson Powell is moving big weight once again. In his latest video, the 17 year old Powell veers away from the traditional big three to hit an absolutely monstrous front squat.  We’ve written about Powell on a few occasions, and every time our minds are blown away by his strength, but this …

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3 Back Squat Alternatives for Cranky Shoulders

It is challenging to downplay the benefits of back squats for strength athletes. They assist develop the glutes, quads, hips, and need a steady core. Squat strength is necessary for Olympic lifting, deadlifting expertise ( leg drive), and is a suitable motion in basically every sport. Not to mention it’s a practical motion for everyday …

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