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Old 10-26-2010, 11:14 PM   #1
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What is the difference between a "Air Squat" and a regular "Body Weight Squat"

I have been looking at different videos, I can not find a difference between a BW squat and a air squat. Is there something I am missing or is it just another name?
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Old 10-26-2010, 11:19 PM   #2
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Re: What is the difference between a "Air Squat" and a regular "Body Weight Squat"

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I have been looking at different videos, I can not find a difference between a BW squat and a air squat. Is there something I am missing or is it just another name?
No difference.

"Bodyweight squat" is potentially confusing terminology, as it could also refer to squatting with a barbell loaded to your bodyweight.

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Old 10-27-2010, 12:09 AM   #3
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Re: What is the difference between a "Air Squat" and a regular "Body Weight Squat"

Yep there is definately no difference
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Old 10-28-2010, 10:54 PM   #4
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Re: What is the difference between a "Air Squat" and a regular "Body Weight Squat"

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No difference.

"Bodyweight squat" is potentially confusing terminology, as it could also refer to squatting with a barbell loaded to your bodyweight.

Katherine
Sort of like "bodyweight overhead squat". Thats with hands overhead squatting with just bodyweight right? I can do 15 of those easy
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Old 10-29-2010, 04:45 AM   #5
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Re: What is the difference between a "Air Squat" and a regular "Body Weight Squat"

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Sort of like "bodyweight overhead squat". Thats with hands overhead squatting with just bodyweight right? I can do 15 of those easy

Dude, are you an ant?
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Old 10-29-2010, 10:15 PM   #6
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Dude, are you an ant?
No, I was just illustrating the confusing nature of the term. I can do 15 OH bodyweight squats...with a pvc pipe and my own "bodyweight".
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Old 11-02-2010, 09:36 PM   #7
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Re: What is the difference between a "Air Squat" and a regular "Body Weight Squat"

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No, I was just illustrating the confusing nature of the term. I can do 15 OH bodyweight squats...with a pvc pipe and my own "bodyweight".
well, technically that wouldn't be bodyweight unless you were holding an imaginary dowel or pvc pipe
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Old 11-02-2010, 09:39 PM   #8
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Re: What is the difference between a "Air Squat" and a regular "Body Weight Squat"

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No, I was just illustrating the confusing nature of the term. I can do 15 OH bodyweight squats...with a pvc pipe and my own "bodyweight".
hence "air squat" might be a better choice.



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Old 11-03-2010, 07:48 AM   #9
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Old 11-03-2010, 08:49 AM   #10
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I have been looking at different videos, I can not find a difference between a BW squat and a air squat. Is there something I am missing or is it just another name?
This really depends on the altitude. Higher altitudes have less oxygen and therefore of course the air is lighter. I can do 25 air squats in Denver, but only 21 at sea level.
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