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Old 12-03-2004, 06:49 PM   #1
Gregory Spilson
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When one refers to performing an Olympic squat, is this the same as the front squat? I plead ignorance.
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Old 12-03-2004, 07:05 PM   #2
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Gregory,
Typically when someone refers to an Olympic squat it is a back squat and it is an Olympic style squat as opposed to a Power Lifting style squat. With an Olympic squat the bar sits a bit higher across the shoulders, the stance is narrower, and you go deeper than a Power Lifting squat.
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