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The Front Squat and Its Variations

Waller Mike MA CSCS *D; NSCA-CPT *D; Townsend, Rob MS, CSCS, NSCA-CPT
Strength & Conditioning Journal: December 2007
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This article discusses the technical aspects of the front squat along with its variations that may be utilized by a strength and conditioning professional to increase lower extremity strength. It is the goal of the article to provide a basis on why to use the front squat or its variations in a strength program, which will hopefully lead to further research involving the front squat.

© 2007 National Strength and Conditioning Association