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Old 09-10-2008, 10:25 AM   #10
Greg Everett
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Unless you don't have bumpers, there is no need for anything but a rack to pull the bar from before squatting. You need to learn how to bail out of a failing squat - front squats are easy; backs are a little scarier. The key is that the moment you realize it's not happening, you need to LIFT your chest, drop your ass, and jump forward - many people will duck under it to dump it forward, which can work, but runs the risk of back and noggin tweaking.
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