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Old 08-13-2012, 11:47 PM   #1
Andreas Leondidis
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Default Front Squat Knee Buckle Bonanza

I recently noticed that when doing front squats (and back squats) my knees tend to buckle in as I start my ascent. I accosted the nearest brute at my local gymnasium to record these videos of said buckling. Help!

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Old 08-15-2012, 12:24 PM   #2
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Bring your feet in about 2 on each side - they're too wide. As you stand, push your feet out against the floor. You can also try doing some basic glute strength/activation exercises before and during your squats.
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Old 08-19-2012, 12:10 AM   #3
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Thanks Greg.
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