|04-09-2014, 06:50 PM||#11|
Join Date: Mar 2014
Training Exp: Off and on 15 years
Training Type: Other
Fav Exercise: Deadlifts or Squats
|04-09-2014, 06:51 PM||#12|
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Ft. Hood, Tx
Training Exp: On and off for 17 years.
Training Type: ARGH!!!
Fav Exercise: Bosu kickback pistols
Fav Supp: Crack on a trisket
Pause squats, absolutely. Box squats have very little carryover for most people who are raw squatters. Pause squats help my depth and nail my legs with extra TUT. They also allow me to get lots of good work in with lighter weights. They even relieve some of the pressure on my knees from trying to maximize rebound on my normal back squat.
Pause squats are hard and they suck. Most of the time the version that sucks more and is harder is probably the one you should be doing.
If/when I start using equipment again I'll mess with box squats. Until then, I'll stick with pause squats and kettlebell swings to build my squat.
Current PRs at 242, raw w/ wraps- 525, 355, 605, 1485
Roboro tui, perimo vester adversarius
(Build yourself, destroy your enemy)
|04-09-2014, 07:08 PM||#13|
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Hastings, Florida
Training Exp: 1.5 years
Training Type: Powerlifting
Fav Exercise: DEADS
Fav Supp: Condense
Its similar to a paused squat, except all the weight is off you for a second. That way you really do start from a dead stop.
I will say though, we do paused squats probably in a ratio of 5-1 over these...
Best Gym Lifts...Dosen't matter....they don't count!
Best Meet Lifts:
Squat = 325
Bench = 210
Dead = 353
Total = 888
The iron is there during my times of happiness, sadness and anger. The iron is there available through the 4 seasons and inclement weather. The iron is there to either comfort me or motivate me. The Iron manages to show me how strong I am or how humble I need to be. The iron does not yell, but it always demands respect. The iron is not a disciplinarian, but when disrespected, I feel it for a long time. The iron does not love or hate, but we definitely share a strong bond. And no matter how far I stay away or for how long, the iron is there, waiting to be lifted.
|04-09-2014, 08:15 PM||#14|
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Leavenworth Kansas
Training Exp: 3 1/2 years
Training Type: Powerlifting
Fav Exercise: Squat
Moe, you did a better job of explaining what I was trying to.
|04-09-2014, 09:03 PM||#15|
Join Date: Feb 2012
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|How much do front squats help back squats?||abett07||Powerlifting & Strength Training||10||02-08-2013 09:21 AM|
|Regular squats vs front squats question||Jay36||Powerlifting & Strength Training||27||02-05-2013 10:36 AM|
|Box Squats. Yay or nay?||Trevor Ross||Powerlifting & Strength Training||18||06-10-2012 08:56 PM|
|dumbbell goblet squats to back squats ratio||old school||Muscle Building and Bodybuilding||4||01-29-2012 04:59 PM|
|Front Squats & Back Squats||Chameleon||Muscle Building and Bodybuilding||4||12-23-2011 11:08 AM|