Can anyone provide me with an approximate ratio of front squats : back squats with respect to load. At the moment, I’m performing front squats at about 2/3’s the load of back squats, for six reps. I’m curious to know whether I’m actually being limited by muscle strength (legs, back, etc.) or by improper technique. Thanks.
Your legs are weak. The front squat won’t let you use as much back because you can’t lean forward without dumping the bar. However, a 2/3 ratio is bad. Should be somewhere in between 75-90%.
Forget ratios. They are meaningless.