Convict Conditioning - Squats Step 6 (Close Squats) advice
I'm just looking for some advice on step 6 of the Convict Conditioning squats progression. Worked on step 5 for a few weeks (twice per week) and had little trouble getting to 2 sets of 50. When I moved to the close squats I can't seem to stretch enough forward, so when I get to the bottom I fall backward. My calves can stretch far enough, but it's like my shins are too tight. I read the advice in the book but I was wondering if someone else experienced this issue, and how you solved it.
Currently I tried holding a 10lb weight in front of me and this helps but my back gives out before my legs. I've also tried doing the squats in front of a pole in my basement, so when I get to the bottom I can hold on to prevent falling backward.
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