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- A wider stance is generally better for a long-limbed lifter, allowing him or her to go lower and build the quads.
- Think of your body as a pyramid: the higher the summit, the wider the base has to be.
- Shorter lifters can get away with a narrower stance. They can still be strong and maintain a more upright position.
- Taller lifters have a longer stroke (more distance is travelled) than shorter lifters, even if they don't get as deep in the squat.