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Old 01-08-2014, 10:59 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by Davis View Post
Do you do any hip mobility work? Do you do anything to stretch your groin? Other than that, do you actually have a hard time getting into position as you say? Or is it a matter of your hips rising too fast at the start of the lift?
I do some bodyweight squats at varying stance widths everyday before bed if that counts as groin stretching? Yes I have a hard time getting into the bottom position.

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Originally Posted by Bill View Post
video?

you may have poor leverages for pulling and are ultimately screwed. when i pull conventional, in order to get my hips and be able to use them, my back is almost parallel to the floor. if i try to start like an oly lifter starts a jerk, i am so far behind the bar that my hips shoot first.

sumo is a bit better, however when the weights get heavier, my low back does most of the work. i think relatively long femurs in proportion to my other joints makes it so my hips are too far back in the correct starting position.
I have decent leverages for conventional, pretty long legs but also long arms.

Will edit post and add video when I get home, thanks guys.

EDIT: the guy deadlifting after the squats in the beginning is me. First time doing heavy deads without straps so thats part of the reason I take so much time in between reps.
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