Video of Day One - Retard Band Tension Phase

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  1. MaineSucks

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    I'm gonna be taping the majority of my heavy days and I'll post vids up. I recommend others start taping their sessions if they are serious or are training for a meet... I found a few little things last week and corrected them because of video.



    Heres the vid of today's squat session. 400-440lbs of tension at the top and I dropped the box lower than last week. The ball is rolling and things are looking good for August. Just need to keep training smart.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zza2XhOY41I
     
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    probably a stupid question but, why use bands instead of putting more plates on the bar? easier to do, safer, i never used em and have no idea. damn nice lift by the way
     
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    Bands train explosion out of the hole... the tension reduces on the way down (less weight) and increases on the way up. Bands also overload the top of the lift to get you used to big weights.
     
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    sexy legs dude... no homo
     
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    the dudes on your right...are they one of those light-weight prodigies or what?

    edit: donno about the one in the back, but the one loading the weights with gogzilla
     
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    so maine- do you live in maine or in the south now?
     
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    Holy crap - you rocket out of the hole. Awesome.



    So when calculating the band load, is height off the ground factored in?
     
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    Just graduated... back home in FL



    Yeah... my tension is calculated w/ 5'10 and med-wide stance.
     
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    They switch off... the one in the Southside shirt is very strong, but I think he's overcoming an injury. He actually beat me by coefficient at last summer's Florida AAPF meet (1586 @ 181 Junior)

    The guy that takes over when the weight starts getting heavy is strong too... should squat over 700 @ 220 in two weeks.
     
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    gat damn :bowdown:
     
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    just wondering, but are they your personal spotters?

    i want someone to rack and unrack my weight :rofl:
     
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    its a team environment... everyone helps spot and load for eachother
     
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    the atmosphere actually looks awesome-
    i wish philly had a PL gym.
     
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    Hey Maine, have you ever used a flat bench as a "box" when doing box squats? I've been thinking about trying this, i'm 6'2" and I think the bench in our gym might actually be low enough to be functional.
     
  17. φ

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    Link to some video cameras?
     
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    φ Eugenics is the self-direction of human evolution.

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    ie one that uses those mini tapes? I have one of those stuffed in some drawer in my room at home that I used maybe three times.:dunno:
     
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    any thing that has A/V outputs (white/red/yellow)
     
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    φ Eugenics is the self-direction of human evolution.

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    Sweet, I'll try that when I get home; thanks:bigthumb:
     
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    that makes sense, thanks for the explanation.
     
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    that camera is awesome i was really close to gettin it

    awesome videos too!! i look forward to seeing more
     
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    Sean...dude inspirational and coming out of the 405 was an explosion.

    Awesome stuff and the faces your back spotter was making just shows how much weight you were throwing around.

    I know if I was squatting with Gogzy yelling at me I'd be laughing my ass off
     
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    ibchristellseveryoneitwasjustgoodgearandihavezerostrength
     
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