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Dave L 2014-08-25

Could you please explain the theory behind the 5 second, first rep. squat? Would you prefer these squats be performed with a consistent tempo?
Jonathan Dunbar 2014-08-25
Just want to say I love this cycle. Dave, I'm not Greg obviously but to my understanding the 1st rep of the 5 is a 5 second decent to the bottom and explode out, then finish the set like your normal tempo.
Greg Everett 2014-08-25
Slow tempo is to help work on postural strength and control of your position, as well as learning to maintain tension in the lowest range of motion. I don't want all reps in the set to be at this tempo because it's unnecessary to get the effect and limits the weight too much.
Dave L 2014-08-26
Thanks for the responses. Greg it was helpful in maintaining tension and something I think I will include in my warm ups more often.
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