The Overhead Squat is a great exercise, but especially great if you happen to be an athlete. This exercise helps to correct imbalances you may have in the hips, glutes or lower back and exposes any weaknesses thus forcing you to work harder and ‘catch up’ on those muscles. Make no mistake, this is a hard hard exercise but the rewards are great and you will really notice an improvement in your core strength and in your upper body.
The Overhead Squat is an assistance exercise used to develop strength and flexibility for the Olympic lifts, particularly the snatch(another superb exercise for athletes). It is a strength movement and used to improve strength and power in the quadriceps for the Olympic lifts and Athletic purposes.
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