16 May Make Your Front Rack Position Less Painful
Make Your Front Rack Position Less Painful
The front rack position gets blamed for a lot or problems. People stop trying to hold the bar like this when doing front squats and opt for the arms crossed “bodybuilding” style.
While this is fine for some, many can benefit from learning how to get their hands on the bar…or at least fingertips.
Tight or hurting shoulders usually come as a result of the lifter or athlete not putting the shoulder in a stable position or a very narrow grip.
Try moving your hands out and putting the shoulder in an externally rotated position, which is the stable position of the shoulder.
Here’s a video explaining how:
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