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Old 03-08-2012, 11:06 PM   #141
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Thanks alot Steve i will look at this next time
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I know i need to explode more, any other suggestions?
Steve added a good suggestion in regards to getting your feet under the bar a little more. Coach Rippetoe usually suggests that lifters imagine that the bar is "cutting their feet in half".

Your next essential step that I caught, but then again it could just be from the way I was looking at it, is it appears to me you are deadlifting with a rounded back. Push your chest out a little more and this will create a natural arch in your back and will make the lift much easier on you.

Guys, tomorrow I will be uploading videos of my bench press. All three videos were taken in the same morning, but on an empty stomach so I failed on the last rep for 245 x 3, but I got it every other time. It was really early, I had just woke up, hadn't had any food, etc. and I was just too exhausted. Anyway, I will try to get those 3 videos up tomorrow.
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Old 03-09-2012, 11:41 AM   #143
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77...take a closer look. Your feet are not under the bar. This difference is forcing you to stiff leg deadlift the lift a bit.

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Old 03-09-2012, 11:44 AM   #144
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Look at Hickson...the bar is right on his shins as he pulls.

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Old 03-09-2012, 11:50 AM   #145
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Also with the bar too far from shins it's easier to sink your hips too low.

You are too low in this pic. You initiate the lift from this point and your hips readjust for a split-second and you lose a bit of steam.

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Thanks alot Steve, pumps me up that you think adjustments will being em up to the 350-375.
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Well, the videos are up. They failed to upload from my PC, so I used my camcorder on my phone to video them off the PC, then uploaded them to youtube from my mobile.

Anyway, I'm 4 weeks into lifting. I'm down to 204 from 221. The first video is 225 x 3 reps and the second video is 245 x 2 reps, which I failed to lockout on the 3rd rep.

This is mainly a form critique. I think I may be going too close with the grip, but my bone frame is more small than large. I also notice at the bottom of the bench, my elbows are automatically flaring without noticing it and perhaps its due to a dependence on my anterior deltoid muscles due to overuse of shoulder exercises and lack of tricep exercises, so I have strong shoulders and weak triceps. That's JMO.

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^ This was copied and pasted from my bench vids thread. I had forgotten all about this thread. BtB has good suggestions in the thread. Feel free to make additional suggestions.
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thanks, steve....I know I have to getmy hip lose but for Comp, I am going to use sumo but I need some tips to get my hips lose...thanks again
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