heya. long story short, ive been lifting on and off for a while, squat form has been terrible so i stopped ifting about 2 months ago, and decided to sort out mobility and flexibility and all that, until my form is better.
ive bought magnificent mobility dvd and have been doing some of the mobility drills every morning, ive also got a foam roller and foam roll almost all of my muscles daily, and i stretch most of my muscles everyday after foam rolling (3 x 30 secs). ive done this for almost 2 weeks now.
i found this link on this site
the guy in the suit is pretty much about as far as i can squat (i tried holding a 3rd world squat by holding onto my power rack, as soon as i let go i tumble backwards, and my back suddenly rounds, my head and shoulders lean forward and i end up looking pretty stupid overall.
-any idea on roughly how long itd take before i see enough progress to be able to squat to parallel at least? (given that i stretch/foam roll/do mobility work once a day)
-should i also start trying to hold a 3rd world squat for longer periods of time, as suggested in the article?
-i think its smarter to stay away from weight training until my mobility is to a point where i can lift safely. any contradictions to this?
-any other help would be appreciated. i know its alot to read, but im desperate to try anything to improve my mobility. willing to offer any more info required, just lemme know.