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Old 06-15-2012, 09:39 AM   #23
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No, you can squat 5-6 days/week no problem as long as you're conditioned for it. I'm reluctant to recommend you do pause front squats, though - the front squat should mainly be used to prepare directly for the clean, so you want to practice the speed in the bottom and the bounce that would occur in a clean. If you practice pause front squats a lot, you can end up finding your cleans suffer. What you can try is doing a set with both pause and regular front squats - that is, any set of front squats you're doing with pauses, make sure that at least the last rep is a regular front squat.
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