I may have a problem with front squat form, and was wondering if anyone could help. I am in the second half of ABBH and everything is going great but, whenever I do front squats my traps are really sore for a few days afterward. Is this normal? At first I figured it was just a response to new exercise stimulus and it would fade in time, but this does not seem to be the case. My middle back tends to feel pretty tight during the first 4 or 5 sets too. Any thoughts would be appreciated!
I too had issues with the front squat. I have the stingray so the bar doesn’t hurt my front delts, but after a few sets my arms would start to drop and I would lean forward. Chad recommended that I lower the weight I was using and ensure I was using good form. That worked for me and allowed me to get gains from ABBH I. As far as the soreness in the traps, I too, had that happen to me. I would recommend that you reduce the weight a little, pay attention to form, and the traps will adjust to the stimulus. Hope this helps.