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Overhead Squat

Overhead Squats are a multifaceted exercise that builds the foundational strength, stability, mobility, and technical proficiency required for excelling in Olympic weightlifting. Regular practice of this exercise can significantly contribute to an aspiring weightlifter’s development and performance in the sport.

  1. Balance and Stability: Doing squats with a weight above your head helps you stay steady and balanced. This is super important for weightlifting, especially when you need to hold the weight steady after lifting it.
  2. Shoulder Strength: Keeping the weight up while squatting makes your shoulders stronger and more flexible. This is great for moves where you need to lift and hold the weight overhead.
  3. Strong Core: This exercise makes your core muscles (the muscles around your belly and back) stronger because you need to keep your body straight and tight while squatting.
  4. Leg Power: It works out your legs, making them stronger and more powerful, which you need for lifting heavy weights.
  5. Flexibility: Squatting deep helps make your hips and ankles more flexible, making it easier to get into the right positions for weightlifting.
  6. Better Technique: It teaches you to move smoothly and keep your balance, which helps with all your weightlifting moves.
  7. Fewer Injuries: By making your muscles stronger and more flexible, you’re less likely to get hurt.
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