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17 Undeniable Benefits of Squats


As if we need more reasons to LOVE the Squat; in this BarBend article Jake Boly outlines 17 benefits of squatting. Squatting has been a staple of our programming and for good reason! The air squat is one of the first fundamental movements we learn as CrossFitters (and as humans!) and is the foundation of multiple other movements we utilize in our program.


A squat is simply a sit-to-stand, something we'll need to do throughout our life; training and maintaining that ability is truly functional and beneficial. Executed safely with proper form and appropriate load has a multitude of health benefits and should not be avoided.


In addition to building joint and muscular strength, increasing bone density and improving mobility, overcoming and building the weight on the barbell builds confidence and character.


Read the full article for more benefits!


https://barbend.com/17-undeniable-benefits-of-squats/

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AUGUST 31, 2020 - WE'RE MOVING!!

On Monday August 31, 2020, Bell City will be opening at a new (yet familiar) location, 650 Emmett St - Unit #3 in Bristol.  This address is where Bell City started, almost exactly 8 years ago.  Same building, different Unit.

More details will be shared in the coming weeks!

SEPT 27, 2020 Olympic Weightlifting Clinic Begins

 

Are you eager to see improvement in your Olympic Lifts? Interested in gaining a better understanding of the Clean, Snatch and Jerk, while improving technique, gaining strength and confidence? Have you ever thought about competing in your first Olympic Lifting meet?
Join Coach Danielle for a 6-week Olympic Weightlifting Speciality Class!

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650 Emmett Street Unit 3, Bristol, CT 06010

Tel: 860-314-2699
 

Email: info@bellcitycrossfit.com

Sept
27

Olympic Weightlifting Clinic Begins!

Class runs: 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25,11/1

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