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Frank Menendez
06-08-2006, 03:47 PM
In hopes of adding some mass on my legs I will begin incorporating pistols and sprints to my workouts. Please critique my pistol form:


(Message edited by frankm007 on June 08, 2006)

Kent Sewell
06-08-2006, 06:19 PM
Looks fine to me...tho if you wanted to add mass to yours legs why aren't you doing squats?

Joaquin Ramirez
07-20-2006, 04:49 PM
is it ok to hold the leg thats out in front of you? Or is that cheating?
Sometimes when I get tried I grab my foot to get a few extra reps in

Andrew G. Greenberg
07-20-2006, 05:08 PM
i would think holding the leg would be cheating. it defeats the purpose of the exercise.

Joaquin Ramirez
07-21-2006, 01:26 PM
but your still going down and up on the other leg...although balance is easier when I'm holding the extended leg...

Keith Wittenstein
07-21-2006, 06:43 PM
I think it's fine. Holding the foot makes you more stable. After a while you can do it with or without the foot and it doesn't make a difference. If it gets you doing your pistols, then hold your foot.

Andrew G. Greenberg
07-21-2006, 07:07 PM
sure, that makes sense; as a scaling technique.