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Maki Riddington
12-12-2005, 05:21 PM
Go down to the bottom of the page and it is on the right side.

I did 4 singles with this weight. I just recorded one set.

http://www.dynamicconditioning.ca/products.shtml

getfit
12-12-2005, 05:24 PM
excellent maki, truly impressive

ExtremePullups
12-12-2005, 05:26 PM
wow cool you went all the way down

Anthony
12-12-2005, 05:26 PM
That kicks ass Maki!

Gutz981
12-12-2005, 05:41 PM
Well done sir. Made it look like cake.

JSully
12-12-2005, 05:48 PM
That was way too easy for a single. Watching myself in the mirror, I have more trouble with one rep of 315 (front squat of course) than you did with that. And I still managed 365x6.... SOOOooooo the moral of the story is, I bet you gotta 385x1 front squat in you.

That rep looked flawless, very good job. No sign of strugle, and I like the depth. Great job.

However, I do need to ask, how do you do that kind of weight with your arms crossed? I can't manage to keep my arms up when crossing them. I do oly style and it helps me stay positioned right so much better.

Behemoth
12-12-2005, 05:54 PM
Killer squat Maki. How much do you back squat?

MM
12-12-2005, 05:57 PM
Completely agree with Jake, you've got a much bigger single in you. Depth was fantastic. Nice job, Maki.

tholian8
12-12-2005, 05:58 PM
Very nice front-squatting. I too am curious about what you can do on a back squat.

Maki Riddington
12-12-2005, 06:00 PM
However, I do need to ask, how do you do that kind of weight with your arms crossed? I can't manage to keep my arms up when crossing them. I do oly style and it helps me stay positioned right so much better.

I just built up to it over a period of time. I noticed that my shoulder retractors were very weak and I kept straining them during Judo. So I decided to switch to front squats using this grip so I'd focus on static contractions at the scapula.

Now I'm fine.

I wish I could go heavier but I've sprained my left shoulder, so I'm pretty much useless right now.

Maki Riddington
12-12-2005, 06:02 PM
Killer squat Maki. How much do you back squat?

The last time I went heavy on a back squat was about 11 months ago. I did a double box squat (well below parallel) with 410.

Bear in mind that I've been training my front squat quite religously for the last 10 months or so.

Rex
12-12-2005, 06:28 PM
Excellent!

Sidior
12-12-2005, 06:32 PM
very impressive, way to go

cphafner
12-12-2005, 06:54 PM
great job maki, nice and deep. Did you do anything to strengthen your shoulders? I feel discomfort with anything over 225.

HahnB
12-12-2005, 07:05 PM
Nice form you shot right back up.

SW
12-12-2005, 07:11 PM
Too easy for ya. Great job, awesome strength.

MM
12-12-2005, 07:35 PM
great job maki, nice and deep. Did you do anything to strengthen your shoulders? I feel discomfort with anything over 225.

I know what you mean. My shoulders don't necessarily hurt when going over 225, but I have trouble locking them.

David
12-12-2005, 08:00 PM
You've seriously outdone yourself this time, Maki.

You went really deep on that one. Very impressive.

Canadian Crippler
12-12-2005, 08:08 PM
Very nice. I'm training the front squat pretty hard right now as well, but am no where near 3pps for a single.

MixmasterNash
12-12-2005, 08:08 PM
That looked really easy!

galileo
12-12-2005, 08:09 PM
Very impressive!

Beast
12-13-2005, 12:09 AM
That was awesome, especially since you went down so far.

dw06wu
12-13-2005, 12:18 AM
That was a great looking squat. I've been thinking about switching to front squats so I can hit a better depth. Do you feel that overall development is still pretty good? I'm not sure if its a good idea for me though, because my quads already overpower my hams/hips.

getfit
12-13-2005, 02:15 AM
kinda off topic, but i really enjoyed your article on "pushup power" ;)

Relentless
12-13-2005, 05:54 AM
nice rep, Maki

clean and smooth

Franco
12-13-2005, 06:47 AM
Looks good to me. How are you in regards to pausing the weight at the bottom?

RBB
12-13-2005, 07:05 AM
very impressive front squat, maki. love the depth there.

deeder
12-13-2005, 07:17 AM
NIiiiiiicccceee! So much more than I could do! Good to see some real depth on a heavy squat!

Clifford Gillmore
12-13-2005, 07:37 AM
Thats awesome. I tried for a 205 on a front squat and I simply couldn't bear the weight.

Mik
12-13-2005, 07:49 AM
Holy ****e! Good work Maki. Nice depth.

ericg
12-13-2005, 07:50 AM
Nice squat Maki! The Judo vids are pretty cool as well.

Titan
12-13-2005, 08:31 PM
Impressive as always Maki

Maki Riddington
12-13-2005, 09:08 PM
Looks good to me. How are you in regards to pausing the weight at the bottom?

Are you asking if I can?

HelpMeLift
12-13-2005, 09:24 PM
you atf front squat more than i parallel back squat

spencerjrus
12-13-2005, 10:03 PM
Good depth, thats the only way to do em. :) How far has your front squat progressed in those 11 months Maki? Impressive strength.

Franco
12-14-2005, 02:34 AM
Yes, specifically when you're doing singles

Maki Riddington
12-14-2005, 08:49 AM
Yes. At least with that weight.

lector606
12-14-2005, 04:19 PM
Dumb questions but how much do you weigh?

And just out of curiousity are you a fast runner?

Maki Riddington
12-14-2005, 04:46 PM
I was 205 in that clip. I'm now 210.

In terms of sprinting, I'd like to think that I'm above average.

Roark
12-14-2005, 05:26 PM
nice depth

chris mason
12-15-2005, 10:13 AM
Good job Maki!

MrWebb78
12-16-2005, 01:16 PM
impressive squat. I liked the judo vids too.

heathj
12-19-2005, 09:31 PM
nice and deep! :thumbup:

coldcuts82
12-21-2005, 04:05 AM
Wow, I wish I could squat like this..

coldcuts82
12-21-2005, 04:08 AM
How big is that goliath guy in the vids?

toomuchbf
12-21-2005, 04:53 AM
Go down to the bottom of the page and it is on the right side.

I did 4 singles with this weight. I just recorded one set.

http://www.dynamicconditioning.ca/products.shtml

Incredible...

-TIM-
12-29-2005, 03:11 PM
Now that's how you're supposed to squat.

Nice match beating that black belt too in your Judo clip.

Bob
12-29-2005, 03:39 PM
Awesome job Maki.. Great arm & Shoulder strength to keep that weight up there... are you going to try more?
and I apologize, but what is your top ATF Squat? (I went thru your journal, but didn't see a recent one).. I'm asking only for comparison.. and what I should shoot for.

big calvin
12-30-2005, 08:50 AM
maki.... my new hero lol really impressive man!!!!

Maki Riddington
01-03-2006, 12:46 PM
How big is that goliath guy in the vids?

He is 6'2 308 pounds.

Maki Riddington
01-03-2006, 12:47 PM
Awesome job Maki.. Great arm & Shoulder strength to keep that weight up there... are you going to try more?
and I apologize, but what is your top ATF Squat? (I went thru your journal, but didn't see a recent one).. I'm asking only for comparison.. and what I should shoot for.

I did a box squat for a double below parallel with 410 a year ago or so.