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Old 07-29-2012, 11:01 AM   #5311
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Nice work on the PR.

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You lost leverage out of the gate on all of these. Even though the angle from your knee to hips looks good, your torso is almost parallel to the ground. Your lifts are all lower back.

You need to get more upright. Drop the hips a hair, add an inch more rounded upper back. Small tweaks to maximize that leverage so you aren't left "hanging" like in the still shot above.

Also, this mental pointer might help...concentrate from the start on pulling the bar back towards your body. This might help off the floor.
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Old 07-29-2012, 11:09 AM   #5312
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Thanks Steve. That helps. Everything did feel a bit stiff legged today. Will work on it.

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Old 07-29-2012, 11:34 AM   #5313
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Nice PR by the way! I hate pulling traditional lol
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Old 07-29-2012, 12:14 PM   #5314
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Thanks JB. I hate pulling full stop but only cos I suck at it. I'll get better. I'm sure I'll find a way to gear whore more weight up if all else fails

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Old 07-30-2012, 02:32 AM   #5316
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Nice work Al, on both PBs!
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Old 07-30-2012, 06:44 AM   #5317
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Thanks guys. Looking forward to reverse band benching tonight. Hoping for a PB.

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Old 07-30-2012, 08:37 AM   #5318
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Thanks guys. Should have mentioned I also hit a belt PB today. 4th hole

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Old 07-30-2012, 08:56 AM   #5320
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Lol... I love this... 4th hole up or down?
Now that's a textbook example of a silly question?
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