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Thread: 485 lbs. Deep Squat for 2 reps at around 155 lbs. bodyweight

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    Senior Member KevinStarke's Avatar
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    Sorry for getting so frustrated but you cant even imagine the countless times people have flat out told me the only reason I can move the weight I do is because of my height. "Yah if I were 5' tall I could bench that too" Just pisses me off is all, no harm no foul.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SkinnySadMan
    Hehe, I wish it was me

    Zhang Guozheng 220kg x 2

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Y8yKSJbpFI

    Okay, I thought even achieving a 315 lbs. deep squat for me at 140 lbs. was impossible. Now I just need to gain 15 or so lbs. and go for a 315 lbs. deep squat at least once would be a nice long term goal.

    ...But first, to aquire the lower back (or perhaps HIPS?) flexibility like the guy above has.
    Wow! That video is awesome! Very inspirational! I see his stance is not too wide, it makes me wonder, maybe I shouldn't go so wide, I lack flexibility, but I've noticed it's easier for me to go below paralell when I don't go too wide, I believe I shouldn't go so wide anymore, I should squat just like that dude, I bet I could improve my squat, my coach tought me all wrong! The rules do change when you lack flexibility!

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    Yeah, if you squat deep you should narrow your stance.
    5'7 425 lbs. 85% bodyfat Need to gain 20-40 lbs.

    New journal - http://wannabebigforums.com/showthread.php?t=86957 Boring I know, but whatever.

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    anyone notice his knees bucking in, i got kind of nervous with that, so strong though
    2000 or bust

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    I think the whole height thing has a lot less to do with it than most people say...
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    Quote Originally Posted by SkinnySadMan View Post
    Yeah, if you squat deep you should narrow your stance.
    I don't agree with that either. It depends on your hip flexibility. It comes surprisingly easy with practice.
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    One of my cloest mates weighs barely 130, he benches 150... 8 times.

    Hes very short, and hes 14.

    He trained hard, Kev man, I know it must suck, but people see this short guy killing them and make excuses.

    I did it with my friend, 'hos power to weights is better just cause hes small' no, he just trains damn hard to.
    Being a strong teenager means nothing.

    My wrists hurt, but some people don't have wrists to be sore. My knees have tendinitis, but some people don't have legs to get tendinitis in. I seem to be going backwards with training, yet some people can't even walk let alone lift 400 pounds on a daily basis.

    Dust out the vagina, and keep on lifting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stumprrp View Post
    anyone notice his knees bucking in, i got kind of nervous with that, so strong though
    I think they're taught to squat like that. If you watch closely, you'll see his knees don't actually come "in". They go out, then come back to neutral.

    I wonder if there is something to that squatting pattern.

    Thanks.

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