Peter "Furious Pete" Czerwinski is a bodybuilder and competitive eating champion. Pete is here today to show you how to incorporate the power and olympic squats into your daily workouts.
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Power VS. Olympic Squat
Targets: Adductors, Glutes, Back & Hamstrings
Targets: Quads, Core & Glutes
Power Squat (AKA Wide Stance Squat):
The bar placement is low with elbows pulling forward.
Keep your chest up, back arched and shoulder blades together. Make sure your head is pushing back into the bar.
Keep your feet excessively wide with your toes straight and shoes flat on the ground.
Click Here For A Video Demonstration Of Power Squat.
- Sit back with your hips as your knees flex.
- Push the knees out to keep your glutes activated.
- Squat to parallel.
- Raise your head and chest to lead the ascent out of the hole.
- Keep pushing your knees out and spreading the floor with your feet.
- Beginners should start by squatting to a box.
Barbell Squat To A Bench
Click Here For A Video Demonstration Of Barbell Squat To A Bench.
The Olympic Squat: (see the video for a demonstration)
- The torso must remain upright.
- Squat down between your legs allowing your knees to move forward.
- Keep your knees in line with your feet.
- Squat down until the hamstrings are on the calves.
- The hips and head should travel at the same rate.
- Drive through the heels.
- Beginners should start with goblet squats.
The olympic squat has a higher bar placement.
Feet should be approximately shoulder width apart.
Keep your chest up and back arched.
Click Here For A Video Demonstration Of Goblet Squat.
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