6ft8 293 pounds
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Last edited by mmorpheuss; 04-29-2005 at 01:04 PM. Reason: because wow that was not there 5 seconds ago
- 04-29-2005, 01:11 PM
Tall ass mofo. Not to be stereotypical, but do you ball? I'm sure your size would be to your advantage.
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Thank you for realizing that. I'm 6'6'' and my bench/squat is not my strong point....i have long arms/legs....Originally Posted by mmorpheuss
05-02-2005, 08:23 AM
us tall guys have alot more ways to travel than shorter people...plus, I dont care who says it, but doing squats is alot different form for taller guys. I'm 6'7" and unless I do really wide stance squats, it is almost impossible for me to get correct form...Originally Posted by James007
05-02-2005, 10:04 AM
05-02-2005, 10:22 AM
man ill tell you.... it is a lot different when you have a long way to go.... on most of my other leg exercises i do go heavy... like leg presses i am at 700-800 lbs.... the squat is a hard one cause i am trying to keep my form correct.. as opposed to putting on a ton of weight and sacrificing it... it is way hard for tall cats to keep our form... I AM NOT TRYING TO BLOW OUT MY BACK!! having said that even on my bench press that is still a long way to go down and up... but.. i am not one too complain i just keep pumping... still not too many dudes in my gym putting up that kind of weight... too put it all in perspective.. shrink my mass onto a 5 ft 9 frame.... that would be ugly... but i am 6ft8 so i gotta keep working.. thanks for the words though... and the wheels are coming along....
05-02-2005, 10:42 AM
When it comes to bodybuilding... being tall is definitely no advantage.
Actually. It ****ing sucks!
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05-02-2005, 03:19 PM
Yeah, Im 6'1''. Not that tall, but squats are def my weak point, since i have longer legs. But i could care less, i wouldnt trade my height for anything.
05-02-2005, 03:22 PM
Oddly enough, I find squating much easier than benching. Always have.
Granted, once you get past a certain weight it all becomes difficult but by in large... squats are easier for me.
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05-03-2005, 09:43 PM
Originally Posted by chasec
lol well I don't know about all that....I am 5'7" and hung like a field mouse on a cold day....but for some reason women LOVE ME! I don't know maybe its a pity thing, but I am not complaining, lol
05-03-2005, 10:44 PM
Originally Posted by James007
Nahh I dont' see anything wrong with it. Some people are just better at benching than squatting. Even some powerlifters bench is close to or the same as their squat.
05-04-2005, 04:37 PM
Dead is probably the hardest exercise for me (6'3"), I have really long thighs so it is hard to keep the back straight in the lower part of the movement.
And good job for concentrating on form
05-04-2005, 04:48 PM
hey bro- do youdo dips or deadlifts???Originally Posted by 6ft8monster
I am tall as well, 6'4, and I love dips and deadlifts- us taller guys can do better on those than the squat and bench, at least I can.
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05-11-2005, 11:03 PM
I see the problem....james007 is being a smartass...AGAINOriginally Posted by James007
Anyway, I'd like to ask if he does/has worked out squats as hard as bench b/c at 6'8" i'm sure's tough (IF he's all legs). However, there are some pretty damn big/tall PLers with huge squats....
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