front squats vs regular squats

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  1. jonno

    jonno New Member

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    i've been doing front squats alot.. i love them :naughty:

    discuss
     
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    bar on back. stance wider than shoulders :o
     
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    back squats > front squats


    at least in terms of comfort and the amount of weight I can use. When I first started they were almost the same but now I can almost back squat twice as much as my front squat. :eek3:
     
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    parallel
     
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    yeah i only get 150x5 on front squat.. going slightly below parallel
     
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    yes. :mad:
     
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    front seem to hit teh glutes better :naughty:
     
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    ohsnap!
     
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    I do back squats to parallel with a wide stance. I do front squats to below parallel with a narrow stance. Fronts seem to hit my quads more and toast my lower back.
     
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    what do you front squat?

    ibmorethanme
     
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    no ATF squats no care.
     
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    jesus
     
  15. D-GUy

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    did front squats this week as opposed to rear, was a good change. I feel more comfortable with front squats(form wise) than rears.
     
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    size18boarder rhetorical OT Supporter

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    you guys use pads for front squats? the bar hurts the shit outta my shoulders with just 135 if i dont
     
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    No pad on front squats. I'll admit to wrapping a towel around the bar for heavy Zercher squats though :greddy:
     
  18. D-GUy

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    a pad would make it feel really akward for me
     
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    pads are awkward

    front squats is a machien right? if so they dont have them where i go. either squats, or plate loaded squat machine which is kinda like a leg press, but its on a hinge, not a straight bar going up and down. hack squat too.
     
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    Lucky :o. My gym sucks.
     
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    i dont rest the bar on my shoulders when i do them, i actually hold the bar with my hands, wrist pain? hell yes 111x3 best. (kg) i guess i formed it as a habit doing power cleans instead of squat cleans.
     
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    oh front squats is where hold the bar on your shoulders in front of your face right?
    i like those.
     
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    Its ok, what is that babyfaced, gaming nerd gonna do?
     
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