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Old 03-12-2010, 06:57 PM   #281
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Good work I would say squats are your biggest problem. If I were you I would drop a lot of weight and just work on depth and the lighter weights may help to strengthen your knees as well, making them feel better. Watch some good squat videos and compare them to yours, form first weight second.

Deadlifts and overhead press looked good. Although I am sure a rack would have made the OHP a bit easier. Good work, you have a ton of potential, but nail down the form now to make it easier in the future. Keep at it, great stuff
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Old 03-12-2010, 07:28 PM   #282
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BTB and others have given great comments.

I'm gonna disagree with Kman on this point:
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bench- needs to come to chest
I bench to chest, but you only "need to" come to chest in a PL competition. Granted, you don't want an artificially shallow bench, but an inch or two off your chest to spare your shoulders is no sin.

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Squating is the only lift I am afraid of. I can't go to failure because I have no way out. I don't want drop the weight because I don't want to break anything or chip my concrete.
You already made the right conclusion to squat lighter. You'll get better development with a lighter but deeper squat anyway.

You can look into BB hack squats, Jefferson squats or hip belt squats as safer alternatives...
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Old 03-12-2010, 10:07 PM   #283
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BTB and others have given great comments.

I'm gonna disagree with Kman on this point:


I bench to chest, but you only "need to" come to chest in a PL competition. Granted, you don't want an artificially shallow bench, but an inch or two off your chest to spare your shoulders is no sin.



You already made the right conclusion to squat lighter. You'll get better development with a lighter but deeper squat anyway.

You can look into BB hack squats, Jefferson squats or hip belt squats as safer alternatives...
i think if you develop a good arch, i dont think it would matter going to your chest, your shoulders would be fine.
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Old 03-12-2010, 10:30 PM   #284
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all the good advice has been given to you so i will just applaud the effort. good job man.
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Haven't seen you in a few days Big Tex. Hope all is well brother.
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yeah what happened here guy?
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Looking forward to it Jhuse.
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