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Old 06-03-2003, 12:40 PM   #1
Ross Burke
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Which style are the back squats in yesterday's WOD, power or olympic, or a mix of both? I want to do the workout today so I'd appreciate a quick reply, thanks.
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Old 06-03-2003, 01:31 PM   #2
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I always assume olympic style squats for the WOD. After doing Crossfit for a few months now, I find myself much more flexible and able to squat much deeper (my first set of OH squats exposed my lack of flexibility).
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Old 06-03-2003, 03:42 PM   #3
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Sorry but could you explain the difference in form between the two? My first guess is that you go deeper on the O squats.
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Old 06-03-2003, 08:12 PM   #4
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I believe Coach recomends a hybrid of both called the "athletic" squat. There are a million descriptions of the squat both OL style and PL on the net so we can do a bit of searching on those. One of the CFJ's covers the squat and is a must have.
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