Squat help

  1. Squat help


    Hey guys, I need some help with my squat form, can you take a look and give em advice? Thanks in advance

    youtube.com/watch?v=vjsRSd1Zmx0


  2. You're incredibly close to parallel, but just short of it. It looks like your back really starts to lose tightness in those last 2 or 3 reps, and you definitely begin to round your lower back a little. I can't see what you're doing with your head/neck, but be sure and keep it a neutral position relative to rest of your spine.

    Here are a few cues that really help me maintain proper form above the hips during the movement:
    • neck neutral
    • shoulder blades pulled back and tight
    • elbows pulled back and in
    • low back arched and tight

  3. work that upper back. do lots and lots of facepulls 2-3 times a week.

    you can also try some goodmornings and front squats.

    those should help prevent you from leaning too far forward.
    you can call me "ozzie" for short.
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  4. In my opinion... and please view these as 100% positive.

    - Less thinking about it. It took you 30 seconds to get set-up. The bar isn't moving. Get under there, walk out, squat. boom!
    - Sit back a tad more, drive off your heels and drive toward the outside of your foot. On a rep or two you can see your heels come up. No good.
    - More glute work. Do you do glute bridges? Have access to kettlebells? You need to get your posterior chain firing and line, and you'll be set.

    Good work bro...

  5. Do you ever do any box squats? That might help you sitting back and gettin used to pushing up through your heels. I agree with borobulker in that one of the first things I noticed was the heels. Sit back, sit deep, and trust your glutes.

  6. Quote Originally Posted by Stovetop535 View Post
    Do you ever do any box squats? That might help you sitting back and gettin used to pushing up through your heels. I agree with borobulker in that one of the first things I noticed was the heels. Sit back, sit deep, and trust your glutes.
    Yes... Box squats have single-handedly changed my squat game.... as long as you make sure to hit full range every few weeks.

    Stick with it brother.

  7. I think your close to parallel also. You just need to push yourself to really go that extra degree. That's where the winners are made

  8. Thanks for the advice guys, taking i took it all into consideration, heres what i came up with

    youtube.com/watch?v=yZWYQLzanYI

  9. Quote Originally Posted by Rawteen View Post
    Thanks for the advice guys, taking i took it all into consideration, heres what i came up with

    youtube.com/watch?v=yZWYQLzanYI
    That is extremely low, wow... Not how I squat, but if it's working for you, props. Just protect those knees buddy.
  

  
 

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