Is box squatting easier than normal squatting?

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    Depends on the height of the box, if you're pausing on it, the bar you're using, etc.
     
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    The box was just at parallel (Almost 100% positive, might have been a tad higher, but barely any if it was.) Sitting down on the box completely. Straight bar.
     
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    if the box is parrallel or lower then its harder for me....




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    ME work on box squats with a 1 sec pause while sitting is usually easier for me than without
     
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    I don't understand how someone can do more at the same height with a pause. Anyone?
     
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    disblohs I can't shake this little feeling I'll never get a

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    that doesn't make sense to me. are you rocking rather than just releasing your hip flexors?
     
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    no, i just have problems learning how to explode out of the hole and usually miss the lift in a normal squat. box squats with a pause are just a lot easier for me
     
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