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Squats, Adductors and Foot Placement


#1

During squats is there a way I can position my feet / legs to minimize adductor involvement, if at all possible? I have my feet about shoulder width, toes slightly pointing outward during squats. The problem is my adductors are growing to a point where they are rubbing together when walking and being in a manual labour job, it causes extreme pain!


#2

Ouch! I hate that.


#3

Baby powder.

Don't expect to get big without your legs touching together. Hazards of the occupation!


#4

Have you tried wearing compression shorts under your work pants?


#5

Oh I know stuff to help.. vaseline etc. I was just wondering if I was squatting wrong / ways to not include them too much!


#6

Narrower stance and toes forward, not out.


#7

Boxer-Briefs prevent the "chafage"