Coach B and 2009 CrossFit Games Womens Champion Tanya Wagner

Staying Erect by Greg Everett

We all know at this point that we need to maintain lumbar extension during the squat and during pulls… and pretty much during most physical activity. We also know that many of us have a great deal of trouble doing this in certain positions or ranges of motion, such as the bottom of the squat or start of the pulling position. The standard advice is to contract the spinal erectors… which would be all well and good if we knew 1) how to do this and 2) had nothing to fight against.

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