Alternatives to Squat/DL/etc.

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  1. rebel

    rebel Manchester United > All

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    I injured my lower back playing soccer a few years ago. I'm looking to throw on some mass, but I've noticed everybodies posts say do squat/dl to gain mass. Is there anything I can do that is alternative to these exercises to gain mass?
     
  2. Grouch

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    whats wrong with your back.
     
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    if those breasts are in san marcos, i would like to see them

    But yeah, what exactly is wrong with your back
     
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    rebel Manchester United > All

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    Forgot what they called it, it was like throw out or something to that affect. It's all better now I had to go to therapy and to a chiropracter and stuff, my lowerback I guess is just really weak from it. I can legpress 450+, but I can only squat like 100 lbs or it gives out.
     
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    There is no alternative.. but Since i have a fucked up L5s1, i am stuck doing legpress. I put my feet as low on the platform as i can to get as much of a squat type movement as possiblem.


    sounds like you have a herniated vertibra.
     
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    There's belt squat at least.
     
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    45 degree back raises
     
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    weighted hyperextension.
    leg press
    45deg squat machine (I don't know how else to explain it... it's a machine like the leg press where you put have shoulder pads and you do a squat at 45 degrees)
     
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    Jazzercise.
     
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    Youre fucked. I herniated a disk in my back and havn't been able to squat or deadlift AT ALL for 2+ months now. It is really terrible.
     
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    nothing
     
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    Because a few years = 2months :coolugh:
     
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    φ Eugenics is the self-direction of human evolution.

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    If you are talking about an entire leg workout try leg extensions, leg curls, calf raises, leg press, lunges, (I don't know if your back can handle these but also) good mornings, and straight-leg deadlifts.
     
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    don't mess around with this though - if you make it worse, you could be in a lifetime of pain. Be careful.
     
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    Thread starters user text is bullshit.
     
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    If you work out at the Rec, try that squat press machine and just go really heavy on it.
     
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    just do legpress

    not waking up in pain everyday > being super broly
     
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    LancerV Something Happened OT Supporter

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    Leg Press puts no pressure on the lower back ?
     
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    electro shock pads... in college this kid that played soccer claimed it gave him massive legs using it
     
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    not nearly as much because your lower back is supported unlike squats and deadlifts where its moving
     
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