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Old 02-17-2011, 02:19 PM   #71
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Does anyone here squat with raised heels? What are the pros/cons of doing so? Just wondering since I've seen alot of the old school guys squatting with a 2x4 under their heels
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My wife does. She can't physically get down low without a little raising of the heels.

But I don't advocate it unless you are in a rack with pins. Stepping back with weight and rest on something can be dangerous.

We also had this conversation recently. Not sure if it will help:

http://muscleandbrawn.com/forums/bod...have-heel.html
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Old 02-17-2011, 03:27 PM   #73
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There will be some new training information coming soon. I've got 2-3 new programs in the works. I thought I would have at least one of them ready by this time, but I'm digging deeper into the periodization of the programs.

Right now I'm working on a 2 day a week program,
and a 3 day a week program.

I'm also planning on reworking the Reeves classic. I've said many time that the Reeves can be worked a lot of different ways if you knew how to do it. So I'm going to work on a new method of working it.

This section isn't dead, and there will be more information coming.

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This picture made me stop and think about the current state of training, and what most people are doing in their workouts.

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Would the typical person looking to tone up be happy looking like this? I think the answer is yes.



At some point in the last 110 years we lost a bit of common sense as to what makes sense for the typical everyday person who picks up a barbell.

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