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Old 03-23-2011, 10:09 AM   #1
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Default Tips for Low bar squatting please :)

I have recently lowered the bar placement on my squats from high bar to low bar as it seems easier on my knees, but they still feel a bit awkward after a couple of weeks.

It puts a bit of preasure on my wrists which i didnt have when high bar squatting and the bar feels less stable.

Is it just a case of shoulder flexibility (and doing dislocations to help with it) so that i can get my hands up over the bar and use a thumbless grip. When I take a wider grip and do that the bar feels less stable as if it could slide down my back and get trapped in my arms, plus there is less muscle squashed up under it so it digs in to the bone more...

Like i said any tips would be great.

Cheers guys (and gals)

Carl.
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