Handsfree Front Squat 77.5kg Hetty van der Wouw
This video shows track cyclist and European Champion 2016 in the team sprint in the junior competition and third at the World Championships 2016 in the sprint Hetty van der Wouw performing a Handsfree Front Squat with 77.5 kg as a part of her regular strength training routine.
We use the Handsfree Front Squat to improve Squatting mechanics and teach to keep the body upright and balance the weight on the shoulders. Too often you see athletes bending forward when the weight gets heavy, resulting in the attempt to hold the weight with your hands. I have written about this in more detail in the articles
- What Do Front Squats Develop and Why You Need To Do Them
- 9 Benefits of the Overhead Squat and counting…
More information on the Front Squat
More Front Squat impressions in the Front Squat video library