Back Squat 1.5 reps Niek Kimman 112.5 kg

Back Squat full repetitions and partial repetitions Niek Kimmann

Niek Kimmann, professional BMX rider and world champion BMX 2015 performing a Back Squat with One-and-a-half repetitions as a part of his strength training routine.

One-and-a-half repetitions increase the time under tension and are used for developing functional hypertrophy.

As demonstrated, the athlete descends into a full Back Squat, ascends half way, descends again in a full Back Squat and returns to the start position. This is counted as one repetition, believe me the athletes don’t like it…

More information about the use of Back Squats, Front Squat or Overhead Squats or in the video library for Back Squats, Front Squats and Overhead Squats.