I’ve been posting a lot, and doing my best to help out but it’s difficult for people to trust me when they haven’t even seen my lifts. These numbers simply don’t matter to me as I’m traing to go 600-405-700 in competition.
I’m going to post my vids, then give a little write up about what I think is going on, but all advice is appreciated as well as encouraged.
Back squat 525
Good lift, not crazy depth, but not the best camera angle to show it. I come out of the hole well due to my strong quads, but have to grind the crap out of it due to my weak glutes and hams. Right now I’m doing good mornings and hyper extensions as well as banded good mornings at home during the day to bring these up. I do hyperextensions everyday as part of my warm up, and they help to keep the hips good.
it is what it is, I’ve since done 375 and I’m getting closer to 405 everyday. I tore both of my pecs a few months ago, not the tendons but the muscles themselves, the right had a small palm sized bruise, but the left was the entire pec and I had to take a few months off benching… kept pressing tho. My arch looks pretty crappy here, and I’ve been doing my best to get a bigger chest on my set ups.
this lift was ok, not good. I have a really good start off the ground as i’m quad dominant, but the shaking is a good indication of weak hamstrings and glutes, as well as trying to use my quads to lock it out. In this one I’m using a rounded back style as I have short legs and short arms and a long torso, the worst pulling combo you can have, so I shorten my back by rounding. When I practice right now I work on pulling my shoulders back before each lift.
Front squat 405x3
these are pretty good but looked a little high, I have other videos where they look to depth, but i don’t really care as there’s no depth call on front squats, lol. I use them to train my quads.
Once again, all advice is welcome. I’m currently running sheiko, so i’m more looking for assistance exercises that could help me out.