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Old 08-07-2012, 07:09 AM   #5371
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Interesting thing I noticed on paused squats is that with my new wider stance I actually couldn't achieve full depth as my hips were locking up badly. Brought my stance in slightly for the 160 and 180 sets and was below parallel with no problems. I need more hip mobility work especially now that I am sitting at a desk all day again. Did some stretches this morning and feel looser already.
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Tie you lifting belt on, get a Blue Band and loop that around your belt so two ends hang down. Then sit down on a very low box and stand on the two loose ends.

Do bodyweight Squats for sets of 15. It'll work your Squat specific flexibility like nothing else.
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Old 08-07-2012, 07:19 AM   #5372
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A real quick tip:

Tie you lifting belt on, get a Blue Band and loop that around your belt so two ends hang down. Then sit down on a very low box and stand on the two loose ends.

Do bodyweight Squats for sets of 15. It'll work your Squat specific flexibility like nothing else.
Cool thanks man. I'll do that before speed squats at the weekend.

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Old 08-07-2012, 10:15 AM   #5373
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Strong session. How's your lower back feel today?

I can't hang with good mornings like that. you guys are studs.
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Old 08-07-2012, 10:38 AM   #5374
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Lower back is a bit tight but ok.

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Old 08-07-2012, 12:42 PM   #5375
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Nice work, squats looked strong even with those huge pauses.
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Old 08-07-2012, 12:49 PM   #5376
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Faz diagnosed my uneven lockout as a retraction problem as well.
Thought I'd ask in your log so you see it. Did you do anything specific to fix it or was it as simple as focusing on retracting it?
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Old 08-07-2012, 09:58 PM   #5377
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Thanks Rob.

Jim pausing a squat is like pausing the bench, it overloads the bottom end of the movement.

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Thought I'd ask in your log so you see it. Did you do anything specific to fix it or was it as simple as focusing on retracting it?
I just told him to pull his shoulders back next time lol
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J - That's pretty much it. I have done more pull aparts with bands, more scapular retraction work and I just concentrate more on it

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