Article: Why A Wide Stance Squat?

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    I notice I can lift more when I go wide, esp on the Smith. I thought of it as cheating, haha! Not any more!
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    Great read Thanks. Legs tomorrow! And wide squats it is!
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    Good article, Lord knows we need to save our knees and build those glutes!
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    Great article. Looks like I'll be going wide
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    Wider stance squats allow people, like myself, who do not have ideal proportions for squatting, to have an easier go of the lift. Most every time I see a newbie having trouble with the squat, I recommend trying a bit wider stance, usually they thank me because the advice helped. At 54, with arthritis in both knees, a wide stance makes it possible for me to continue to squat. Same with deads, a wider stance takes lots of stress off my lower back and lets me lift heavy with no problems.
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    Hahaha Bunch *****'s that can't squat to begin with decided that wider is better !!!
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    too bad i read this after a leg day.....next week
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