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Learning The Crossfit Movements: Overhead Squat

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The overhead squat is the ultimate core exercise and the main component of the snatch.

Its purpose is to train for efficient transfer of energy from large to small body parts – the essence of sport movement. For this reason it is an indispensable tool for developing speed and power. The overhead squat also demands and develops functional flexibility, and similarly develops the squat by exposing faults in squat posture, movement, and stability.

The overhead squat is one of nine foundation movements, covered in our beginner’s program, the Upper Limit Foundations Course.

For more information or to sign up for this program, click here!