Squats: the mental/emotional effect

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  1. KnightTemplar

    KnightTemplar Halloween Belt Platinum Member

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    Does anyone think that a routine built around Squatting 2 - 3 times per week has a mental and emotional effect as well as a physical one?

    Years ago, I was training in Karate and Kung Fu. This included a lot of Horse Stance training; holding the position for as long as possible.

    I'm normally quite a shy, non-aggressive type. But I noticed that the painful leg training was making me more aggressive. When an idiot decide to get in my face, I smashed him into a concrete wall. Which pretty much ruined his day.:icon_twis

    I'm wondering if heavy Squat programs like SS might have the same effect...
     
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    I agree; you should blame squatting for your decision to assault someone else!
     
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    It's only assault if they catch me and convict me...:icon_twis
     
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    No, it's not. Anyway, to answer your question, squatting does not make you become over-aggressive and slam people into walls.
     
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