|10-12-2012, 10:41 AM||#1|
Bearded Beast of Duloc
Join Date: Jul 2009
Training Exp: 20+ years
Training Type: Powerbuilding
Fav Exercise: Deadlift
Fav Supp: Butter
My squat failure + eccentrics
Yesterday I failed my first squat rep ever. Probably the most I have ever challenged myself on squats.
In any case, my question has to do with eccentrics. Halfway down my brain said "no way", and I bailed. I actually half-squatted it back up. My form was solid, I stayed tight. Something just clicked on the way down and told me to stop. I felt like I couldn't control the weight.
Today I am asking myself why?
What I am trying to figure out is if this was from a specific weakness, say hamstrings, or simply from not overloading via the use of briefs/reverse bands to become acclimated to supra-maximal eccentrics.
Mentally going in I knew I had it. My confidence and focus were 100%.
|eccentrics, failure, squat|
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