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Why FRONT SQUATS reign king

The back squat is not the king of all exercises for our baseball program and here’s why…. 1. Lumbar spine and Pelvis Mechanics The biggest reason we moved exclusively to the front squat over 5 years ago is to protect our kids’ low backs. The front squat goes a long way in keeping the pelvis in a more neutral state compared …

Lumbar Spine Rotation

Lately, I’ve heard of many coaches that are against the theory that the lumbar spine was designed to be stable and resist rotation, citing that if the lumbar spine wasn’t meant to move that it would’ve been made with a solid bone instead of moving joints.   Most of you know that this is my philosophy when it comes to training the lumbar …