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Old 09-21-2011, 01:02 PM   #101
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Carl, that bench looked real good. Not counting "potential," you gotta lot more strength in ya.
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Old 09-22-2011, 04:56 AM   #102
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Carl, that bench looked real good. Not counting "potential," you gotta lot more strength in ya.
Cheers pull. I think a bit more leg drive and I should be good for a few more kilo's I think, with a bit of work I want to be up to the 120's by Christmas

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Old 09-22-2011, 05:41 AM   #103
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At least Carl, at least.
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Old 09-22-2011, 05:46 AM   #104
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Old 09-28-2011, 09:20 AM   #105
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These felt like a train wreck form wise, so i've posted the vid here in the 'Form Critique Thread'... I have always done then bb'er style with about 70kg, but I tried to do them more PL'er style as I want to use them to help my other lifts, rather than grow Platz esq hamstrings, but I kind got it all wrong, and I think it was a bit heavy... 80kgs felt OK but 100 was a mess


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It's just basically too heavy, the knee's come forward to relieve stress off your back; that's solely because it's too much weight right now.

I think if we can see a video next time of you with around 60kg then we could actually get a handle on what your proper form is, I could probably provide you with more feedback. But this was just too much weight and it effected your form far more than I could really comment on.
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It's just basically too heavy, the knee's come forward to relieve stress off your back; that's solely because it's too much weight right now.

I think if we can see a video next time of you with around 60kg then we could actually get a handle on what your proper form is, I could probably provide you with more feedback. But this was just too much weight and it effected your form far more than I could really comment on.
OK mate, ill get a vid with 60kg next time

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Old 09-30-2011, 04:46 PM   #108
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Dips. Main thing I can see that I need to fix is not letting myself swing as much during the set. I'm getting a little better, but still have plenty of work to do. As always, suggestions, insights, and critiques are welcome.

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Brute..I would try to keep your abs tight to keep your body more rigid throughout the movement.
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On dips, I always try to tuck my legs up towards my chest and keep them there. That turns your chest towards the ground slightly and brings your chest into the movement a lot more. It also lets you go all the way down without getting your arms so far behind you that you get in a bad shoulder position, as well as keeping you from throwing your legs down, inadvertantly using momentum to finish the movement.
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