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Old 07-27-2012, 11:09 PM
arian11 arian11 is offline
arian11 is 500 deadlift achieved, time for a 500 squat!
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Tallahassee, Florida
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The problem with the big lifts are that there are different ways of executing them. For example if we just looked at the squat. Some people advocate toes pointing forward, others toes pointed out. Some advocating coming out of the hole with the hips others say chest first. Some advocate thumbless grip with elbows high others say full grip, arms close, and elbows down. There is similar issues when it comes to bench and deadlift and overhead press and other lifts. That is why I just follow and pass around videos of coaches I trust and techniques I follow. Like these:

Squat Set Up:

Bench Set Up:

Deadlift Set Up:
"Strength is the product of struggle, you must do what others don't to achieve what others won't."
Competition PRs-
Squat: 463 Bench: 275 Deadlift: 529 Total: 1262

"Technique is always the first place to begin when striving to improve at a specific skill."
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