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    Default Knee Position in the Squat

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    On the ascent of my squat I have a terrible time with the knees/hips shooting back with a loss of back angle out of the hole. Oftentimes the bar shifts back as well.

    To try to clean this up Iím trying to use TUBOW, getting my knees to the board and then keeping them there. I line up with my toes to the board. My problem is I canít/donít get my knees forward enough on the descent.

    The question is could that me an anthopometry thing, or simply a form fault. In other words, can anthopometry dictate that the right position is knees behind toes?

    Is there any other ideas to cure the hips/knees shoot back problem?

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    Video?

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    Hereís a recent set of 5:

    Squat 5x425 - YouTube

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    Just a form problem. You're not using enough quad. Narrow your stance a little, jam your knees forward first, and then shove them out as you approach the bottom. The keep your chest up better than this, which will hold your hips more forward as they lead out of the hole. Go down to 385x5 to fix this.

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