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    Getting Low

    Lately I've been having a problem getting depth! When i get down in the hole i feel like i'm ass to grass then i watch my video i'm either just parallel or a lil above. I know these arent the greatest video's but can you guys give me a few pointers or mental tricks to help me get lower? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdm0KUG06CM&feature=plcp
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    Use an up call from an honest training partner. That's a good way to start. I'll bet that will solve your issue. If not find a better training partner.
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    Okay thanks. we just have a tough time when its only the 2 of us.

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    Then don't miss lol. If you are still worried about doing a full squat then lighten the weight and focus on execution. Once you have that working then focus on piling the weight on.
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    Make sure you are doing plenty of stretching and mobility work as well.


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    Thanks travis! I think that might be a huge part of it.

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    Practice a lot. Stretch your hips, hip flexors, glutes, hams and quads a lot. And I honestly think an up call is more helpful if your descending slowly in a suit, but if your raw you are likely gonna bounce out of the bottom and descend much faster so an up call wouldnt work as well.

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    I would try working on some hip mobility and stretches like Travis mentioned. If your raw, there is no need to miss a squat because of depth.
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