Barbell Shrugged

Why the Front Squat is Superior to the Back Squat in Training w/ Anders Varner, Doug Larson, and Travis Mash – Barbell Shrugged- #477

In today’s episode the crew discusses:

Musculature recruitment differences in the front squat and back squat

Why the front squat helps overcome mobility limitations

Why the front squat creates a deeper range of motion

Why the back squat is better for testing but not training

Why there is more core development in the front squat

Why the front squat is safer to coach in group class settings

Why the front squat is superior in training but the back squat is. superior in testing

And more…


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