help me with front squats!!!

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    help me with front squats!!!


    ok so I know front squats are important so i try to do them but it simply gets to the point where the pain is unbearable on my collarbones. I have very boney collarbones and if i fight through the pain i end up with horrible bruises n them for weeks.....any suggestions on ways to help this problem?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mkretz View Post
    ok so I know front squats are important so i try to do them but it simply gets to the point where the pain is unbearable on my collarbones. I have very boney collarbones and if i fight through the pain i end up with horrible bruises n them for weeks.....any suggestions on ways to help this problem?
    Build bigger front delts

    The bar shouldn't rest directly on your collarbone, it should be lying accross your front delts. Do you do them with cross-arms or do you hold the bar like you're going to military press? If you go cross-arm, you might want to try using one of those sqaut pad thingys that wrap around the bar. You might look a little sissy though, just giving you a heads up!
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    Incorrect holding pisition is often due to a lack of shoulder mobility. Make sure you warm up your shoulder joint and perform some mobility drills before you start FS.

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    yea i do cross arm. Ive tried the bad as much as i didnt want to, but it causs the bar to start rolling forward which makes me lean forward which is a no no.......i guess ill just have to keep working on it. It never bothers my shoulders mobility wise, im likin the build bigger front delts right now lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by mkretz View Post
    yea i do cross arm. Ive tried the bad as much as i didnt want to, but it causs the bar to start rolling forward which makes me lean forward which is a no no.......i guess ill just have to keep working on it. It never bothers my shoulders mobility wise, im likin the build bigger front delts right now lol
    Elbows and chin/ head up bro!
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    Poliquin strap trick
    http://www.t-nation.com/img/photos/0...g/image005.jpg
    problem solved
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    hmm thats interesting i may have to try that out.... i could still see the bar wanting to slip but its worth a shot thanks alot
  

  
 

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