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How to Do 2X4 Squats/Toe Squats/Delinger Squats?

basically a modified version of the squat where you squat on a 2x4, can anyone explain the movement to me i notice what is said is the squatter must lean back with the torso and forward with the hips which will engage the quadriceps although what is Vince Gironda doing here? he seems to be doing a squat regularly without leaning back with the torso and forward with the hips:

i would appreciate clarification on the issue, thanks in advance guys :wink:

Bump :confused:

If you want to know how Gironda explained it, look on ironguru and dave draper’s site.

hey lorez ive actually checked it and read it multiple times but it doesnt make sense its a simple question though so it shouldnt really be much to answer right?

They’re regular squats. The board is there to make up for lack of ankle mobility. Some people also accomplish this by putting their heels on 5# plates or something similar

[quote]ncscarface wrote:
They’re regular squats. The board is there to make up for lack of ankle mobility. Some people also accomplish this by putting their heels on 5# plates or something similar[/quote]

any benefit to doing it? probably more quad involvement? is it as effective as regular squats? because it doesnt look like it

[quote]ChocolateChips wrote:

[quote]ncscarface wrote:
They’re regular squats. The board is there to make up for lack of ankle mobility. Some people also accomplish this by putting their heels on 5# plates or something similar[/quote]

any benefit to doing it? probably more quad involvement? is it as effective as regular squats? because it doesnt look like it[/quote]

What do you mean about it not looking as effective as regular squats?

How exactly are you defining “effective” here? Effective for what? It’s not the same thing as regular squats, since the stress is being applied differently. You’re not going to get the exact same results.

[quote]LoRez wrote:

[quote]ChocolateChips wrote:

[quote]ncscarface wrote:
They’re regular squats. The board is there to make up for lack of ankle mobility. Some people also accomplish this by putting their heels on 5# plates or something similar[/quote]

any benefit to doing it? probably more quad involvement? is it as effective as regular squats? because it doesnt look like it[/quote]

What do you mean about it not looking as effective as regular squats?

How exactly are you defining “effective” here? Effective for what? It’s not the same thing as regular squats, since the stress is being applied differently. You’re not going to get the exact same results.[/quote]

Would it apply the same overall mass as a front/back squat basically the heavy compound movements?

if that doesnt make sense im comparing one arm cable rows to barbell rows