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Front Squats on 2x week, option 2


#1

I like SSB front squats since they help me keep my chest up and tight, which helps my squat, but I'm switching to option2 next week. If I want to add front squats on the lower body days of option 2, would I sub out the SSB squats one day or just add them at the end? If I sub, is there a preference for which day?

Example:
week 1
Squats 5/3/1
SSB 5x10

week 2
deadlifts 5/3/1
Front SSB 5x10 (or stick with SSB and add front squats at the end)

Thanks,
Bart


#2

SSB front squats are kind of pointless due to the camber of the sleeve of the bar. If you are going to use them, use a barbell.

If you want to use Front squats in option 2:

Squat/Deadlift (alternate)
Front Squat (5x5 or something similar)
SLDL

Do this for a cycle (6 weeks) and see how you feel. Doing sets of 10 reps on the front squat isn’t recommended for most, stick to 5’s.


#3

Perfect - thanks