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Breathing - Front Squats

Hi,

A question regarding proper breathing in front squats. I never had a problem before, but today I consciously thought about it and now I seem to have lost my pattern.

Should you inhale at the top of the ROM, perform the negative, and then exhale on the way up, or inhale during the negative, or neither.

Cheers,

-Cloth

I would hold my breath during the lift. Do you breathing at the top before you descend.

I also have trouble breathing on front squats. I just breath at the top.

I inhale on descent, and exhale on ascent for ATG front squats.

Big breath do the move then exhale inhale repeat. Get that PRESSURE for bracing but try and not over think it do the damn move your mentally blocking yourself.

Phill

[quote]Phill wrote:
Big breath do the move then exhale inhale repeat. Get that PRESSURE for bracing but try and not over think it do the damn move your mentally blocking yourself.

Phill[/quote]

Hehe I do it mate, don’t you worry. Thanks for the posts though. All of you.

-Cloth