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Old 11-06-2011, 06:17 PM   #11
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impressive weight! I can't wait to see what the keyboard ninjas have to say...lol I hate to say it but anytime someone even attempts such weight, it's like the ISP (Internet Squat Patrol) come out of the woodwork.
Probably suggesting that he didn't go deep enough etc.? When the ISP can squat 500 with good form, maybe they can be an authority. Otherwise, I'm with you, they can stfu.
This lad is a monster and that was a monster lift.

I've seen keyboard tough guys ragging on Konstantinovs' 55 pull ups @275 bw before cos he was kipping. Laughable.
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Old 11-06-2011, 06:40 PM   #12
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I don't know how any human can do that. Jeez.

BTW, 300# is heavy.
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Old 11-06-2011, 09:42 PM   #13
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I hate to be a hater, but I don't think that was a good lift. It didn't look to me like the crease at the waist went below the knees. I'm not saying dude isn't impressive and clearly strong, but I don't think the judges should have counted that. Of course, from where they're sitting they certainly should be able to tell better than the camera's perspective. It was clearly much better than any of Wilkes' half squats and certainly still impressive.
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Old 11-06-2011, 10:56 PM   #14
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Is it me or are all of these record breaking squats wide?

Why don't all powerlifter perfect this style just in case they decide to gear up?
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Old 11-07-2011, 05:38 AM   #15
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I hate to be a hater, but I don't think that was a good lift. It didn't look to me like the crease at the waist went below the knees. I'm not saying dude isn't impressive and clearly strong, but I don't think the judges should have counted that. Of course, from where they're sitting they certainly should be able to tell better than the camera's perspective. It was clearly much better than any of Wilkes' half squats and certainly still impressive.
You can't judge depth from the front. It's the side judges at a meet who decide if he breaks parallel or not.

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Is it me or are all of these record breaking squats wide?

Why don't all powerlifter perfect this style just in case they decide to gear up?
The supportive gear allows you sit back way more than if you were RAW. You have to go that wide to get the most out of your suit. As a RAW lifter even with stronger posterior chain, you don't get the same support and need to use more quad's which is why you typically have a more narrow stance.

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Old 11-07-2011, 09:12 AM   #16
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Why don't all powerlifter perfect this style just in case they decide to gear up?
For me personally it's a waste of training time and energy to train wide right now. It's a very specific style and would require a great deal of time and energy for me to transition over. I've tried some wide stance squats with 415 and felt very weak.

If I went that way it would need to be 100%, focusing most of my assistance work on wider stance lifts.
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Old 11-07-2011, 09:44 AM   #17
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They are already hating. 15 likes and 61 dislikes on Youtube.

I would bet 90% of the haters either don't squat, or do 1/8th squats.

Respect the iron, and the men who move it. Everyone else is just playing pretend.
If you can't even unrack that weight, you haven't earned an opinion as far as I'm concerned.
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Old 11-07-2011, 09:57 AM   #18
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It looks high on the video, but judges gave it whites. They obviously have a better view than us. Did anyone see Henry Thomason squat 1271? It got reds for depth, but he diff will have it next go around.
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It looks high on the video, but judges gave it whites. They obviously have a better view than us. Did anyone see Henry Thomason squat 1271? It got reds for depth, but he diff will have it next go around.
I didn't see it on his Youtube channel. Do you know where you saw it?
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Thomason is a monster. He seems to switch between single and multi ply a lot. Why is that?

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