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Best Way to Gain Consistently in Front Squats


#1

hey everyone, i've been front squatting regularly for awhile now and am enjoying the gains i've been getting in strength and so forth. I don't plan on ever going back to back squats so I just wna know what's the best way to continue to get stronger in front squats since i always seem to plateau every 15-20 lbs i put on for several weeks. I'm at 200-205 for 6-7 reps rock bottom but my goal is to get to 275 for 8-9. Any tips?? my scheme looks something like this at the moment barx12, 115x10, 145x8, 185x8, 200x AMAP, then drop down to 185 and try to get as many as i can again.


#2

Gains aren't linear. Temporary plateaus are normal. You could try adding small increments every week using the 2.5lb plates however. Just keep trying to put weight on the bar.


#3

Read Hungry4more's Alpha thread, that bugger has a great front squat and I think a number of us are doing something similar to what he does (success leaves footprints).


#4

Look up hungry4more's thoughts on front squats. It's worked great for him and at least a few others that have tried it.


#5

alright i'll check itout.


#6

Which thread is it? cause in the thread about him I didn't see anything about front squats and I am wondering as well.