In today’s article, we’ll explore which of the following 2 exercises are most conducive to enhancing an athlete’s speed:
a) The Front Squat
b) The Hip Thrust
Personally, I’ve had more experience with the front squat and can definitely vouch for its benefits. However, my business partner/fellow trainer is absolutely sold on the idea of hip thrusts.
Listening to us go back and forth on which exercise is better is likely to lead us nowhere so find out the answer, we’ll turn to one of the top training minds in the industry, Bret Contreras.
Click on the image below to check out his answer:
July Research Preview: Sprinting Edition