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Article from Jon Gilson:
A Case for the Upright Squat
by Jon Gilson, Again Faster
The upright squatâ€”hips under the shoulders, back arched, weight on the heelsâ€”requires tremendous strength, stability, and motor control. It’s less-than-upright cousin, the powerlifting squat, requires the same, although it puts the hips behind the shoulders and the torso at a forward angle.
There is no question that the powerlifting squat allows athletes to move greater loads. Simple observation adequately proves this point. The end goal of the powerlifterâ€”to put up the biggest total possibleâ€”is borne out again and again using this method.
Nonetheless, my athletes are taught to strive for a perfectly upright torso, bypassing the weight-bearing advantages of the powerlifting squat. The reason is transferability.
Click here to continue reading. (http://www.againfaster.com/articles/a-case-for-the-upright-squat.html).
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