Yesterday's post introduced the back squat. If you feel the back squat is easy or you'd like to try an alternative, the front squat is a good choice. There are two different grips shown. The easier approach is to use the cross-arm grip.
The front squat puts the load in front of your body. It will feel like it's pulling you forward forcing you to use your core and lumbar muscles to hold you tall. If you have difficulty staying tall, you may need to return to the back squat or work on some thoracic (mid-back) mobility.
Stay tuned for future posts where we'll be talking about mobility exercises to help you get deeper, taller, and more control in your squat.
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