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Old 07-24-2013, 04:19 AM   #9
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Re: Squat causing back pains

Originally Posted by Al Chu View Post
Thanks, I'm going to try squatting again tomorrow with lower weights and the techniques mentioned in this thread. I think that a belly full of air is better because it allows the air to act as a cushioning for your core and back. When I draw in a big breath should I also tighten my gut like I'm bracing for a punch or keep it more loose? Because I seem to lose tightness after I squat down and when I come out of the hole.
Inhale, expand the gut(get fat), keep it tight. Descend. On the way you you may start expelling air.
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