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Old 02-14-2011, 08:53 AM   #2
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Wide stance is more posterior chain, and harder to go deep. It's also harder on the hips, and on the hammies (for me).

A wider stance shortens the range of motion of the squat.

I'm no expert on wide stance squats, but from my understand the above reason is why it is generally used.
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