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steven-miller

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Re: on the toad to elastic greatness!
« Reply #30 on: August 07, 2012, 04:32:15 pm »
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I can tell little from this video angle but what I see is:

- your lower back is probably fine; it might round very slightly, but this will go away when you fix other things in your form

- your depth is good in those two reps

- you sit back with the hips fine, but you do it to the point where your weight is too far back on the heels

- you need to focus on keeping the weight over the mid-foot; this requires that your knees go forward more at the beginning of the squat; hips and knees need to initiate the movement simultaneously (not hips first!); hips begin to lead after the knees have established a position very slightly in front of the toes

From what I can tell there is nothing physical hindering you to learn to squat correctly. Lance has a pretty similar idea about a good squat as me from what I can tell. So listening to him is a good idea. Listening to everyone at once is a bad idea, since some people have a very different definition of a good squat (not always a sensible one).

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Re: on the toad to aesthetic greatness!
« Reply #31 on: August 07, 2012, 08:10:17 pm »
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vid @185 didn't show up for me.

also, lol, toad.
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Re: on the toad to aesthetic greatness!
« Reply #32 on: August 07, 2012, 08:21:42 pm »
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What's a "toad"?

A toad is any of a number of species of amphibians in the order Anura (frogs) characterized by dry, leathery skin, short legs, and snout-like parotoid glands.

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Re: on the toad to aesthetic greatness!
« Reply #33 on: August 09, 2012, 01:36:03 am »
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Squats look better man, looks like you're going down the right toad!  :highfive:

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Re: on the toad to 40
« Reply #34 on: August 18, 2012, 04:05:51 pm »
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So, after going  down on the weight and finally achieving good form on full squats, why are you doing only halfs on both free and box squats?
It looks like you are scoobychau-ing a bit , you have lance and stevenmiller advicing you with patience and in detail how to improve your full squat and you keep going back to halfs!
Just saying...
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Re: on the toad to 40
« Reply #35 on: August 18, 2012, 04:12:40 pm »
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So, after going  down on the weight and finally achieving good form on full squats, why are you doing only halfs on both free and box squats?
It looks like you are scoobychau-ing a bit , you have lance and stevenmiller advicing you with patience and in detail how to improve your full squat and you keep going back to halfs!
Just saying...

Because he's at a beast level of strength already and needs to train with more specificity now.

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Re: on the toad to 40
« Reply #36 on: August 21, 2012, 05:46:24 pm »
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How difficult are the leg curls? It obviously depends on the machine levers but still... I nail about 8 reps with 123 lbs on the single leg leg curls pretty easily.

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Re: on the toad to 40
« Reply #37 on: August 21, 2012, 06:50:20 pm »
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Yeah it's very similar to mine's. There could be some leverage differences etc but... it's pretty much the same.

But indeed I can rep 120 kg (that's the max of the machine, so 265 lbs) for 5-6 good reps when I use both legs on it.

I don't have a glute-ham machine though, and back when I used to do natural GHRs they messed up my right knee by trapping it into the ground while I was doing the movement.

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Re: on the toad to 40
« Reply #38 on: August 22, 2012, 06:17:39 am »
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I know, I was about to say that but I was like "ah forget it".

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Re: on the toad to 40
« Reply #39 on: August 24, 2012, 04:55:31 am »
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Did you really go full with 255?

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Re: on the toad to 40
« Reply #40 on: August 31, 2012, 12:06:52 pm »
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People don't appreciate my posts and it's getting negged.  i'm going to go weep now.

Muscles are nonsensical they have nothing to do with this bullshit.

- Avishek

sunday: slow run two hours
monday: strenf
tuesday: easy run one hour
wednesday: speed/hills
thursday: easy run one hour
friday: strenf/easy run
saturday: tempo

https://www.savannahstate.edu/cost/nrotc/documents/Inform2010-thearmstrongworkout_Enclosure15_5-2-10.pdf

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Re: on the toad to 40
« Reply #41 on: September 04, 2012, 04:34:56 pm »
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^ I'm saddened I'm not liked on this site.  I am also saddened that so many people here laugh at things that are not funny.





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Re: on the toad to 40
« Reply #42 on: September 09, 2012, 03:48:27 pm »
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Next time, try having a set of 185 after the 135 and before the 225.  I would bet you get a better warm up.
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Re: on the toad to 40
« Reply #43 on: September 09, 2012, 04:34:20 pm »
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What do you mean "not sure why you got pinned"?

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Re: on the toad to 40
« Reply #44 on: September 13, 2012, 11:08:28 am »
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Are you taking fish oil for your knees?
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