I have a confession, I've never squatted before

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  1. Plan B

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    I've never done a squat :sad2:

    I just finish a huge cut and i'm ready to start lifting heavy. I'm unsure of proper form for a squat and I don't really have a spotter that can help me out.

    Anyone care to post a video of proper form? Any tips to make sure I'm keeping proper form?
     
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    http://youtube.com/watch?v=yPtPMe2bcFM

    good full squats

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=tpA47OUohpM
     
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    :cool: Thanks
     
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  6. Plan B

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    Tonight is the night I start squatting :hs:

    The article Maine posted was pretty informative, hopefully I don't break myself :mamoru:
     
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    that would be kinda scary to pitch that weight like he did
     
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    Good luck man, its a great core exercise
     
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    So, you're supposed to keep your feet relatively flat, right?

    when I try the motion without weight, it feels like I should be on my toes :wtc:
     
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    plan a few days afterward of not being able to walk
     
  11. Plan B

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    I already can barely walk after leg day :wavey:
     
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    I guess the makes sense :o

    I'm off to the gym to do my first squat, lulz
     
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    In for results.....and in for you trying to walk for the next few days.
     
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    Even with weight I natrually went up on my toes, I need to work on that :hsugh:

    I can do 1/4 squats without going on my toes, maybe i should start there? :noes:
     
  18. kit99bar

    kit99bar USPA Class 2, weak, old man!

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    I guess your feet were pretty close together? Try wearing a shoe with a heel to help.

     
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    i got the same thing going on....i really have to think about not doing it or it will just happen:o
     
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    No, he needs to learn how to squat.
     
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    My biggest problem with squats is where to put the weight on my back. I just find it hard to find a good spot where it doesn't really hurt.
     
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