I'm currently on starting strength (babylover's modified).
Alternate with fronts and back squats every day.
What are the benefits of pause squats?
Do they help with more explosiveness? Is there any reason to do regular back squats over back squats with a 2 second pause on the bottom?
If I were to incorporate pause squats, should I do them for front squats, back squats, or both?
Thread: Pause Squats? Benefits?
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03-24-2012, 02:42 PM #6
You squat everyday?
And it's a different type of contraction - isometric in comparison to the normal concentric contraction, theory is it builds strength specific to the position you hold the isometric contraction in... i.e. In theory builds strength at bottom part of the squat.
Personally though I'm not convinced...
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