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Featured Article for April 2008




Published: January/February 2008

BFS has been promoting the box squat as a core lift for over 30 years. It is one of the most effective exercises for developing overall strength and lower body explosiveness. However, during the first two decades after the BFS program was developed, we experienced our share of critics who didn’t see the value of the exercise and thought it was dangerous. Then the power-lifting community rediscovered the exercise, with champions at all levels and even world record holders making it a mainstay of their training programs. Its popularity has been recently spreading to the elite strength coaches for all sports. Maybe, just maybe, this is an appropriate time to say, “We told you so!”

Find the full article in the BFS Archives.



Because it’s difficult to understand correct box squat form from just a few photos, we have downloaded the complete box squat portion of our exercise DVD on our website using the Maxcast format as shown. It will remain there through the publication of our March/April 2008 issue.

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