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Using Heels During Squat Ascent

curious to hear others’ responses:

When in the hole and you’re about to ascend, do you push down with the heels or do you more “pull” with the heels (kinda like a leg curl)?

Push out on the sidewalls of the shoe and try and spread the floor is all I think about with my feet

[quote]UAphenix wrote:
Push out on the sidewalls of the shoe and try and spread the floor is all I think about with my feet[/quote]

This^

[quote]UAphenix wrote:
Push out on the sidewalls of the shoe and try and spread the floor is all I think about with my feet[/quote]

Agree