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    Yesterday, 09:03 PM
    JJ23 replied to a thread Squat form check in Technique
    Your assessment is correct. Also going way too low. Buy the book, lots of good information on how to low bar squat in the squat section.
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    Yesterday, 02:06 PM
    I look at it this way. If I miss going up weight in my squat workout I am depressed until the next one, if I miss my press I am mildly annoyed.
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    05-04-2021, 02:12 PM
    I always go squat, push, pull in that order. If I am omitting one of the 3 movements, I still follow that order. It's worked well. I don't think...
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    05-04-2021, 01:59 PM
    Keep going on squat, keep putting on bodyweight. I bet you have at least another 50 lbs before having to switch programming. You're just a little...
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    05-01-2021, 08:58 PM
    JJ23 replied to a thread Squat form check in Technique
    Poor angle aside, how did you set up the video to track the bar path? Can see it being useful in self analysis.
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    04-30-2021, 07:42 AM
    It doesn't look like you're setting your back on DL. Also, that doesn't look like a hook grip. You may need to use the hook grip or an over/under.
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    04-28-2021, 03:32 PM
    JJ23 replied to a thread Seated Overhead Press in General Q&A
    Immediately thought of upright kneeling. Won't work if you're pressing Chase weights but feels more useful than seated. Probably less safe if it gets...
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    04-28-2021, 08:34 AM
    I think your perceived muscle imbalance will iron itself out by adding 5 lbs a workout to the lifts in the program. Unless you are consistently...
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    04-27-2021, 02:17 PM
    I think you need to set your back. That's the biggest issue here. On the reps you appear to be setting it, it ends up folding like a lawn chair. Take...
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    04-24-2021, 04:09 PM
    I have found Fairlife Skim milk to be helping me lose weight. My problem has always been the add ons when eating protein. I guess lean protein shakes...
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    04-24-2021, 09:58 AM
    JJ23 replied to a thread Powerclean Form Check in Technique
    I don't see the benefit of posting a form check when you haven't read the section in the book that will address your bullets in great detail.
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    04-18-2021, 04:40 PM
    JJ23 replied to a thread Squat form check in Technique
    Might be obvious but I should have also noted that pushing your hips back will result in a flatter back angle in order to preserve the bar over...
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    04-16-2021, 07:46 AM
    JJ23 replied to a thread Squat form check in Technique
    You're letting your knees too far forward / hips not back. This is why the bar position is still resulting in a squat lacking hip drive.
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    04-14-2021, 08:13 PM
    Periodization was heavily talked about when I was getting a USA track and field coaching certification for throws maybe 10 years ago. We read Bompa's...
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    04-12-2021, 10:44 AM
    JJ23 replied to a thread PR set 400 x 5 Squat in Technique
    Thanks for this post. Looks identical to my squat at the bottom and I'm glad to see the feedback confirm my concerns.
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    04-10-2021, 11:32 AM
    Starting Strength radio is also available on podcast apps if you don't have time for ads. However I know YouTube is better monetized. With the amount...
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    04-07-2021, 07:50 PM
    JJ23 replied to a thread Squat Form Check in Technique
    Why 8 reps? Seems like torture.
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    04-06-2021, 10:59 PM
    JJ23 replied to a thread Press Form Check in Technique
    My understanding is that the double layback should happen naturally as you get stronger and the weight gets heavier. I don't think the book mentions...
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