- 12-24-2008, 08:50 AM
- 12-24-2008, 10:44 AM
- 12-24-2008, 01:03 PM
12-25-2008, 02:42 PM
depth is key!!! i go as far down as i can go before its impossible to push the weight back up. the speed also important; keep it slow.
12-26-2008, 04:40 PM
12-28-2008, 09:16 PM
01-06-2009, 01:11 AM
i don't get a good workout from squats unless i go as low as i can. i don't quite go to the point where calves meet hams but definitely lower than parallel.
full ROM is definitely vital when squatting.
i also start with low rep/heavy sets and finish with high rep/lighter set to ensure i get good pump.
01-06-2009, 08:30 AM
I think anyone should go in a comfortable range of motion starting out. Explore the depth at some point. I personally like to go very deep but that is me. Unless you are a powerlifter I wouldnt worry that much about it.
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