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Old 11-30-2012, 04:35 PM   #129
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Originally Posted by Trashcan View Post
One of my main problems with squatting high weight when i was younger was that when i would start to struggle, my reflex was to also use my arms to help, which is extremely counter productive, lol. I don't know if anybody else does this but it's something to watch for

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You should have your lats engaged during a squat, which means that you squeeze the bar while simultaneously pushing on the bar. It helps brace the weight.

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