CrossFit Discussion Board  

Go Back   CrossFit Discussion Board > CrossFit Forum > Exercises
CrossFit Home Forum Site Rules CrossFit FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Exercises Movements, technique & proper execution

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 02-15-2010, 11:01 PM   #1
Manuel E. Severino
Member Manuel E. Severino is offline
 
Manuel E. Severino's Avatar
 
Profile:
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Honolulu  HI
Posts: 1
Too Many Front Squats or loaded squats in general?

I was wondering what some members thought about doing "way too many front squats"? After wods here and there I do 3 or 4 sets of Front squats for strength building and cleaning techniques. I find myself front squatting 4 or even 5 days a week. Is this way too much? and if so, what are some other "non-barbell" exercises that I could do to develop more cleaning strength and technique? Thanks In advance for any insight!! Hooyah!!
__________________
LakePanteraSpeed
6'0"/180 LBS.
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-15-2010, 11:05 PM   #2
Blair Robert Lowe
Member Blair Robert Lowe is offline
 
Blair Robert Lowe's Avatar
 
Profile:
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Sacramento  CA
Posts: 7,948
Re: Too Many Front Squats or loaded squats in general?

Non-BB exercises? Pull strength whatever be it pullups, inverted pullups or rope climbs.
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2010, 02:32 PM   #3
Drew Cloutier
Member Drew Cloutier is offline
 
Drew Cloutier's Avatar
 
Profile:
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Kingston  ON Canada
Posts: 1,067
Re: Too Many Front Squats or loaded squats in general?

Always hear reverse-hypers be touted as one of the best exercises to boost deadlift, and squat.
__________________
M/30/5'10/216lbs
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2010, 03:46 PM   #4
Omar Omar
Member Omar Omar is offline
 
Profile:
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Mississauga  Ontario
Posts: 320
Re: Too Many Front Squats or loaded squats in general?

There not too many if thats your goal...
  Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Front Squats VS Back Squats Charles Pyke Exercises 3 08-06-2014 12:03 PM
Knee/form question regarding pistols, front squats and back squats. Kelly Hewitt Exercises 9 10-12-2009 08:24 PM
Front squats vs back squats re: abs and back Ryan Whipple Exercises 10 02-05-2009 07:48 PM
Front squats versus back squats Sean Manseau Exercises 2 02-19-2007 09:35 PM
Tabata Squats vs. EDT Front Squats Eric Moffit Fitness 7 06-20-2005 09:33 AM


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:28 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
CrossFit is a registered trademark of CrossFit Inc.