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How to Increase My Squat Flexibility?



I really struggle with my squat. I am very stiff and got no flexibility what so ever, which result in a rounded back when I try to squat deep.

Can you recommend a before/after training routine I can use, so I can increase my squat mobility?

Sincerly Humseper.



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Sincerely SD.


Nice. Thanks!


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foam roller, work on your ankle mobility.


Glute Activation/Potentiation - - check out Thibaudeau's High Threshold Hypertrophy book.

If you have a rounded back, elevate your heels on a 2x4 wood piece. If you don't have that, use two 45 pound plates, and space them out accordingly.

Hope that helps,



I thought elevating your heels was a big no-no for strength training -- at least according to Ripptoe and Pearl.


Thanks for the link, good info!


Snatch Grip deadlifts are good :slight_smile:


it's just to get flexibility on, that's why oly weightlifters use shoes with medium heels.


Give this a go; really helped me out!