If you’re like many lifters doing squats, you’ve faced a tough sticking point every time you come up out of the hole. But, what may be your weakness now can soon become your strength.
There’s no better feeling than to come out of the hole in the squat with speed and power. But it takes more than just pure strength. There’s a lot of technique and timing involved in rocking the squat.
Squats have an ascending strength curve, meaning they are most difficult at the bottom and get easier as you ascend. To improve your squat, you’ve got to focus on the bottom end by doing pause squats and dead squats—and then some!