Date: May 13, 2017 | Author: admin

Box Squat vs. Paused Squat (Video)

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What is the difference between a Paused Squat and a Box Squat?


One of the members of our Women Who Lift Weights Community asked me a question about the difference between Paused Squats and a Box Squat.

Watch this video where I explain the differences.

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3 Key Points About Pause Squats

  • Great for working core tension/bracing at the bottom of a squat
  • Improve confidence in the bottom of a squat
  • Improve pushing through a sticking point of a squat


3 Key Points About Box Squats

  • Great for working the hips
  • Teaches proper mechanics of sitting back in a squat
  • Great tool for finding your depth when squatting.


Both of these squat variations are great depending on your training goals.

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