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General Powerlifting => Biomechanics => Topic started by: Fleshor on November 23, 2016, 05:29:09 PM

Title: Squat Form related.....
Post by: Fleshor on November 23, 2016, 05:29:09 PM
Hello guys.....

Could somebody explain to me why leaning forward in the squat is not recommended here on this forum?

I learned to squat via the book ''Starting Strength'' where leaning forward is recommended.
I tried to stay more upright yesterday but if I do this my back looks like a banana in the bottom position otherwise if I squat like in Starting Strength I am straight from top to bittom.
I just want to know whats the reason behind it.

This image is not me but it shows how my squat looks like

https://www.t-nation.com/system/publishing/articles/518/original/When-it-Comes-to-Squats.jpg?1424107514 (https://www.t-nation.com/system/publishing/articles/518/original/When-it-Comes-to-Squats.jpg?1424107514)
Title: Re: Squat Form related.....
Post by: Fleshor on November 23, 2016, 05:51:02 PM
https://www.instagram.com/p/BMZmAQEFoKw/ (https://www.instagram.com/p/BMZmAQEFoKw/)

This is what my Squat looks like
Title: Re: Squat Form related.....
Post by: RussianBear on November 23, 2016, 06:46:28 PM
I moved it to biomechanics as it is more fitting.

You want the bar path to be vertical in squat. By leaning forward in bottom in squat, you are likely to not squat in a straight line. That is what wall-squats and front squats are for.

you might want to read:

http://sheiko-program.ru/forum/index.php?topic=410.msg2178#msg2178 (http://sheiko-program.ru/forum/index.php?topic=410.msg2178#msg2178)