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Old 03-23-2011, 11:45 AM   #21
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I need to work on low bar squats. Grip has always been my problem as well. Ltl, your hints will be helpful, so I may try again when back get's better.
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uh... that is Dave Draper. But it is one of my favorite pics. Here he is doing a front squat.

haha i have ALWAYS thought it was Platz... even if you google Platz this picture comes up loads of time

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haha i have ALWAYS thought it was Platz... even if you google Platz this picture comes up loads of time

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Regardless of who it is. I can't imagine doing back or front squats in blue jeans.
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I'm kinda fortunate with hand placement on the bar because I have two separate standing squat stands so all I need do is place them where they don't interfere with grip placement; definitely a bonus.

Don't gyms have that sort of thing?
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Don't gyms have that sort of thing?
Health and safety means that's a no no for 99% of gyms I reckon.

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Health and safety means that's a no no for 99% of gyms I reckon.

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Time for someone to patent a rachet system width-adjustable, and very stable one hm?
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The rack we use at our USAPL/IPF meets has uprights that tilt in for wide grip squatters.

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