Meanwhile at Catalyst Atheletics … Brian Wilhelm does a 200kg Overhead Squat. I asked Igor if he does this exercise. His answer: “Yes, but this is not an exercise, it’s fun.” Thanks to Phil for submitting.
Finally a new Hysen Pulaku clip! Watch this super smooth combination. 150kg Clean + Overhead Squat. Thruster 2.0? Hysen lifting the equivalent of an NFL offensive lineman, like Holly Mangold’s brother, Nick, of the NY Jets, over his head and then squatting. How many NFL players could do this? Zero. (via) Oh, and while we’re talking [...]
Chad Vaughn does the demo for CrossFit WOD 120324, which is: Overhead Squat 3-3-3-3-3 reps If you have the necessary shoulder flexibility and want to do a low rep max, then the clean grip is the way to go. It’s a much stronger, stable position. But don’t neglect the snatch grip though. You need that [...]
Greg Everett answers a question about Flexibility for Overhead Squats. First, overhead squat all day every day, even if it’s ugly and shallow. Fight to achieve the correct position and sit in as far as you can in that correct position, hold for a few seconds, then reach a bit further even if you feel [...]