Wednesday, October 9, 2013

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Ahh the front squat. The most frustrating part of the movement for most people is getting into that strong front rack position - elbows high, bar back, weight distributed on our heels. We start to see a lot of position faults mostly related to the elbows. If your elbows are drooping, the weight tips forward and suddenly you're up on your toes and about to lose the bar.  

Developing that elbow flexibility takes time. Here are a few suggestions for ways to stretch out those muscles:

Improving the front rack with a little bit of clinical reasoning.

Today we'll get a lot of practice in that position. Coaches will be walking around and fixing your position so use a weight where you aca