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“High Bar Back Squat”

By 01/18/2011No Comments

Tonight is the LAST NIGHT to sign up for the USA Weightlifting Cert we are hosting on Saturday and Sunday Jan 29 and 30th with Coach Glenn Pendlay at CrossFit Affliction.   This Level 1 Sports Performance Coach Cert will help you become more proficient in performing or teaching the Clean & Jerk and Snatch.   Sign up now


Warm Up

Hip Mobility

3 Sets NFT

10 Push Ups

10 Air Squats

Strength Work

High Bar Back Squats 5 – 3 – 1

Conditioning Work
Complete AMRAP in 20 minutes
250 Meter Row
25 Push Ups

Cool Down

Band Stretching

Olympic Weightlifting Class 630PM ONLY!!!!



Mark Rippetoe’s book Starting Strength explains the bar placement on the Squats.  The center pic demonstrates the High Bar Back Squat.

Good Demo of going below parallel and keeping the chest up.  Notice the bar placement on top of the traps.