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The Overhead Squat is of the best movements you can do with a barbell to not only strengthen and develop every muscle in your body, but increase balance, flexibility and speed.
The overhead squat is a demanding, but rewarding, whole-body exercise. It builds strength and flexibility in the shoulders and core, espeically the lower back, as well as the legs. It improves balance and coordination. In Dan John’s words, it “makes the body one piece”. Read the rest of this entry »