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Old 03-11-2013, 06:45 PM   #11
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Actually, SO, I've seen people do bench and squats with bands pulling the bar upwards, as a way of engraining good form on the decent of those two lifts. But I'd say if there's an opposing movement to squats it would be effectively the GHR or reverse hypers.
Its called Reverse-Band Bench and Squats. Takes the load off the bottom progressively increasing the load at lockout.
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Old 03-13-2013, 12:08 AM   #13
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So, the one night I forgot my chucks is the night I hit 315 on a full squat(pr). Then after the fact my left knee hurt like a bastard. So I checked out my form with an empty bar and discovered the weight was on the inside of my feet almost like when your knees cave in. The squat movements that don't hurt are.....the box squat and the Zercher box squat. I have to delete the cleans and snatches for now (the jumps hurt a bit). This is what I'm doing now. May as well train around it, and bring back the bench while I'm at it . I'll see about starting a log too.

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Snatch pull
Bench press
Dead stop row

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Old 03-14-2013, 12:22 AM   #14
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Press off the rack: 170x3, 170x3 (real olympic presses, not this half rep/back bending crap. Started the lift with the bar racked on the shoulders.)
Zercher box squat: 325x1
Deadlift (wanted to deadlift): 400x1 it was a fast pull too, no grinding.
Chin up: 10x4

No knee pain to speak of.
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So, the one night I forgot my chucks is the night I hit 315 on a full squat(pr). Then after the fact my left knee hurt like a bastard. So I checked out my form with an empty bar and discovered the weight was on the inside of my feet almost like when your knees cave in. The squat movements that don't hurt are.....the box squat and the Zercher box squat. I have to delete the cleans and snatches for now (the jumps hurt a bit). This is what I'm doing now. May as well train around it, and bring back the bench while I'm at it . I'll see about starting a log too.

A:

Box squat
Snatch pull
Bench press
Dead stop row

B:

Zercher box squat
Clean pull
Press
Chin up
I really would encourage you to post up a video of your back squat. If you are having some form problems, some of the guys here may be able to help make corrections.
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Old 03-16-2013, 02:22 PM   #16
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Form wasn't the issue, but thanks for the invite.
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So I checked out my form with an empty bar and discovered the weight was on the inside of my feet almost like when your knees cave in.
This does sound like a form problem though?

I like your original breakdown of training though, a good solid setup for making gains.
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Form wasn't the issue, but thanks for the invite.
Not trying to harass you, but why do you say this? What you described is clearly a question of form. Is there a reason you are reluctant to seek outside advice?
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It was the junk shoes!! I swear! Ha ha. I squatted yesterday and they were things of beauty (I made damn sure of it). I'll never forget the chucks again. Hitting zerchers tonight.
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