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Gym, Memes, and Struggle: SQUAT DO YOU STRUGGLE WITH A HIGH ELBOW RACK POSITION? Latissimus Dorsi Levator Scapulae Serratus Posterior A Superior If you struggle to get your elbows up into a good position for your front squats & cleans, it may be due to stiffness in your lat muscles (the big darker red muscles shown bottom left) πŸ‘†πŸΌ . One of my favorite band assisted stretches to help mobilize into a good position is the topic of today's post. Grab a band with your palm facing the sky. Twist into the position shown & drive your elbow up as the band helps pull your hand down behind you back. You can also use your opposite free hand to push into a greater stretch (felt in your upper lateral back & the underside of your arm). Hold for 10 seconds & try 5 before re-checking your rack position to see if this is the right mobility tool for your body βœ… . KEYS TO PERFORM CORRECTLYπŸ‘‡πŸΌ 1️⃣Drive your elbows straight forward (don't let it kick out to the side)βœ… 2️⃣Keep your core braced (this will keep your back from hyper extending (which I could have done a little better job of in this video)βœ… 3️⃣Keep your hand facing the sky. This allows you to mobilize in a position similar to your end goal (improving your front rack) ___________________________________ Squat University is the ultimate guide to realizing the strength to which the body is capable of. The information within these pages are provided to empower you to become a master of your physical body. Through these teachings you will find what is required in order to rid yourself of pain, decrease risk for injury, and improve your strength and athletic performance. ________________________________ Squat SquatUniversity Powerlifting weightlifting crossfit training wod workout gym fit fitfam fitness fitspo oly olympicweightlifting hookgrip mobility USAW physicaltherapy lifting crossfitter
Gym, Memes, and Struggle: SQUAT
 DO YOU STRUGGLE
 WITH A HIGH ELBOW
 RACK POSITION?
 Latissimus Dorsi
 Levator
 Scapulae
 Serratus
 Posterior
 A
 Superior
If you struggle to get your elbows up into a good position for your front squats & cleans, it may be due to stiffness in your lat muscles (the big darker red muscles shown bottom left) πŸ‘†πŸΌ . One of my favorite band assisted stretches to help mobilize into a good position is the topic of today's post. Grab a band with your palm facing the sky. Twist into the position shown & drive your elbow up as the band helps pull your hand down behind you back. You can also use your opposite free hand to push into a greater stretch (felt in your upper lateral back & the underside of your arm). Hold for 10 seconds & try 5 before re-checking your rack position to see if this is the right mobility tool for your body βœ… . KEYS TO PERFORM CORRECTLYπŸ‘‡πŸΌ 1️⃣Drive your elbows straight forward (don't let it kick out to the side)βœ… 2️⃣Keep your core braced (this will keep your back from hyper extending (which I could have done a little better job of in this video)βœ… 3️⃣Keep your hand facing the sky. This allows you to mobilize in a position similar to your end goal (improving your front rack) ___________________________________ Squat University is the ultimate guide to realizing the strength to which the body is capable of. The information within these pages are provided to empower you to become a master of your physical body. Through these teachings you will find what is required in order to rid yourself of pain, decrease risk for injury, and improve your strength and athletic performance. ________________________________ Squat SquatUniversity Powerlifting weightlifting crossfit training wod workout gym fit fitfam fitness fitspo oly olympicweightlifting hookgrip mobility USAW physicaltherapy lifting crossfitter

If you struggle to get your elbows up into a good position for your front squats & cleans, it may be due to stiffness in your lat muscles (t...