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The role of the lats in the squat

The contraction of the upper back of the lats is one of the foundations of a good squat. How can you use your lats for a better squat? In this capsule, Alex explains how the lats, and their effect on the shoulder, help provide a better chest position and bar path. Listen now!

Alex Babin

Written by Alex Babin

Competitive powerlifter, amateur strongman competitor, powerlifting coach and strength sports avid supporter and enthusiast, Alex Babin has been involved in the strength and conditioning field for 14 years. He owns and runs the #bestgaragegyminthecit…