Zercher Squats/Front Squats issue

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  1. Rob Battisti

    Rob Battisti HR for HR

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    Hey guys just a standard form correction question. I recently sprained my ankle 2 months ago and am now just returning to squating. I dont want to back squat with heavy weight just yet as my ankle still isnt 100%.

    I've been switching back between the Zercher and Front squat.

    However, I can't seem to perform them to the best form due to myself leaning forward too much during the lift. All technique videos I've found have the lifter staying almost completely upright. I just for the life of me can get myself the upright during the squat.

    Any tips on how to improve this?

    Cliffs TL/DR

    1. Hurt ankle
    2. performing zercher/front squats instead of heavy back squats
    3. can't keep correct upright form
    4. tips?
     
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    KnightTemplar Ebony Belt Platinum Member

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    Do you have a Safety Bar? Squatting with an SB is almost exactly the same as doing a Front Squat.
     
  3. Rob Battisti

    Rob Battisti HR for HR

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    unfortunately I do not have access to one
     
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    Eric Brown Crusty old bastard

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    Post a vid.
     

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