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Old 12-13-2010, 04:58 PM   #263
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Re: Classic Rip (collection of quotes, many hilarious, many NOT w/f/s)

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Originally Posted by Thomas Green View Post
So apparently a friend mine who just did a cert told me they still teach you that the end all be all goal of the squat is the have as vertical a torso as possible, without any mention of hip drive or lbbs. Rip must be rolling over in his grave (eh, I mean his gym).
That's great if you want to OHS or front squat (look at the torso angles of the 53kg Chinese women who can out-C&J and out-snatch me, for instance), not so great if you want to work the posterior chain and squat a lot of weight. Why the L1 doesn't at least mention that is beyond me.
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