About form on squats...

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    Aradia New Member

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    I was reading the archives and I didn't really see anything about this, but when I do squats they hurt my knees quite a bit. I also noticed that some of the info said not to let your knees travel past your toes. I find it hard not to do that. I don't know if it is because my legs are so long, or if it is because my form is off or what. Any suggestions?:hs:
     
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    TY Ceaze...I'll watch this video tonight or tomarrow morning before I hit the gym. I can see the importance of squats...and I am determined to conquer them:squint:
     
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    ...above the toes on an Olympic squat, your base of support is too narrow, your center of gravity is shifted backward, and you fall backward (and still don't get your depth). You see this all the time in beginners. It's almost as pathetic as when they talk on their cell phones in the gym.

    Yup...that explains it...
     
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    work it out :cool:
     
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    teh heh...I always feel dorky like I'm gonna fall over...I've been using the squat thing that hold the bar for you...I think I'll have better luck if I dont in the future.

    zOMG Ceaze thinks Im a dork!!:noes:


    :rofl: crap...I Am!!
     
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    Yeah, don't squat in the smith machine.
     
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