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There’s no denying that the squat is one of those hallmark exercises that belongs in every trainee’s program. BUT…The traditional back squat has it’s limitations. This one variation might just fix all of them!

– Weak leg compensation

– Back as the weak link

– Lacks single leg functionality

– Ankle mobility limitations

Time to address them all with one exercise! Introducing the KICKSTAND SQUAT Your newest leg training weapon. It’s videos like this that should get you to start thinking…Not just about your leg training, BUT…All of your training.

best-squat-variation-yt QUESTION: Do you find yourself doing the same exercises over and over, without ever varying your approach?

Tempo the same? Sequencing the same? Seeing the same results? Remember, the human body is an expert on adaptation. Throw the same stresses at it over and over and it becomes much more resilient to them. That’s when plateaus occur.

Think it’s time for a change? I’ve got you covered if you do. Let me coach you.

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Meantime, hope you find this exercise variation helpful and that you get a chance to enjoy your week.

Be ready to hit the gym on Monday with an enthusiasm like you never had before!




P.S. Most often the feedback I get from guys following me on YouTube is they like the way I come up with variations like this and always find new ways to challenge even the most experienced trainee. Actually, I see it as a prerequisite of being a good strength coach. “Adaptation demands progression” is a key element of getting plateau-free results.

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Jeff Cavaliere M.S.P.T, CSCS

Jeff Cavaliere is a Physical Therapist, Strength Coach and creator of the ATHLEAN-X Training Programs and ATHLEAN-Rx Supplements. He has a Masters in Physical Therapy (MSPT) and has worked as Head Physical Therapist for the New York Mets, as well as training many elite professional athletes in Major League Baseball, NFL, MMA and professional wrestling. His programs produce “next level” achievements in muscle size, strength and performance for professional athletes and anyone looking to build a muscular athletic physique.

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