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Old 02-09-2007, 07:46 PM   #4
Greg Everett
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first of all, there's no reason your foot position should be different for a front squat than it is for a back squat or overhead squat. your legs and hips should be doing the same things in each case. second, your feet, unless your joints are naturally misaligned with each other, should be in line with your thighs at the bottom--that will ensure the knee is not being twisted. if the feet are facing straight ahead, unless they're touching each other and the knees are therefore driving straight out in front of you, this is not happening. there are lifters who intentionally place that torque on the knees to get some rebound--not worth it at all in my opinion. what might add some kgs to your squat now will sit your ass in a wheelchair later.
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