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Old 05-10-2009, 06:58 PM   #6
Scott Brodersen
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Location: Ottawa  Ontario
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Re: Squat form check, please

Originally Posted by Greg Pieris View Post
1) your chest drops at the bottom - you're trying to hit depth by allowing the bar to drop your torso down. this will turn into a goodmorning at heavy weights if you don't correct now
2) you're leg pressing the bar because it is difficult to engage hip drive with the weight forward like that.
3) your squats are high about 1-2 inches.
This is bang on! Weight-too-forward probably explains why, when I do feel that I've engaged hip drive effectively, I end up unbalanced forward (on my toes). I'm very encouraged by your advice -- I'll try your tip.

Thanks Greg, really appreciated.
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