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How to Build a Strong Posterior Chain (and Why you MUST!)

A strong posterior chain is essential for building good movement patterns, solid strength and bodily support in Crossfit. Here is how to build yours.

BUILD A STRONG POSTERIOR CHAIN WITH PAUSED SQUATS

Pausing at the bottom of the repetition allows the elastic energy to drive away while simultaneously breaking your momentum. There is no kept energy to take advantage of, no kinetic energy to use. When you pause, all you’ve got is your muscles to produce the force you need.

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