The back squat partner in gains is the front squat, an exercise that calls for the bar to be in front you instead of on your back. This causes the quadriceps to work harder than the hamstrings and requires extra core strength to keep an upright position compared to the back squat.
Since people tend to lift more weight with back squats and may find keeping the rack position of the bar difficult, front squats are often neglected. Of course, this is a huge mistake for anyone looking to build strength, improve sports performance, and correct muscle imbalances and get abs.
Use these four helpful tips to perfect the front squat.