Originally Posted by Paradox
I hope I'm not stepping on any toes here, but from personal experience the "Russian" style of squatting is far superior WHEN RAW. I have a lot easier time getting depth, it feels more natural, and overall has been beneficial for my squat. I took a hit in numbers for about a month, but I've since caught up and love it. Does that help? I can try to explain better if needed.
I think most people would agree with that. Lets be honest, they do weights in single ply that must US lifters cant do in multiply. So I would even go as far as to say its superior all around.
I should note that I am not a westside style guy lol
Best meet lifts: 1040squat, 730 bench, 730 deadlift
Best total: 1040-680-730=2450
"This is about strength, not getting a 10.0 form score from the Russian judge" Steve Shaw