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Discussion in 'Strength & Conditioning Discussion' started by Ascendant, Mar 10, 2008.

  1. Ascendant <img src="http://i543.photobucket.com/albums/gg474

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    I've been asked by several of you to put up a video and some tips, whatever that means. So here's a quick video of 225*I don't remember. I'm showing proper form, and broke it down into the decent and ascent for a few. I've got to get to work, but I wanted to get this up so you could ask questions and when I get home tonight I'll answer them.

    Pay attention to leg drive, elbow/forearm position, and angle of decent.

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    Edit: vids not quite up yet, give it a minute.
     
  3. Merrill Purple Belt

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    Thank you!
     
  4. Merrill Purple Belt

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    I notice you let the bar really bury into your rib cage. Or is it just below the rib cage? I never let the bar do this. I'll try it next time.
     
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    Have you ever broken a rib bouncing the bar off your chest?
     
  6. SingleDoubleGuy White Belt

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    Great, a thread full of white belts. I am in; however, the vid does not work...
     
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    Where the hell did all these white belts come from?

    *runs out to warn the others
     
  8. Merrill Purple Belt

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    GTFO. This thread is for white belts only.
     
  9. wvboy Brown Belt

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    Nothing makes a white belt thread complete like a failed video.

    *SnP speaker system begins to crackle

    Now would all 2008 join dates please report to the heavies. Thank you.
     
  10. Merrill Purple Belt

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    I'll find the link to the video. Hold on.
     
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    *taps feet with arms crossed
     
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    *waits for wvboy to realize his self-pwn*
     
  13. Standard Too dumb to learn, too stubborn to quit

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    vid works for me when i hit play, you can also double click and go to youtube and it works fine
     
  14. Donut62 Black Belt

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    Damn you bring it really low on the ribcage. That might too far south for some feds. Not sure though.
     
  15. rEmY Needs to eat more

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    Are you saying I have a shitty bench?!?!?!?

    Thanks for the vid. Questions:
    1. Do you have problems sliding across the bench when leg driving? This has been a big problem for me.
    2. What are your thoughts on the Westside "straight line" vs. the ****l Milita "push towards dick, throw at face" techniques?
    3. Grip width?

    Edit: wtf? we cant say M E T A?
     
  16. encore_ Banned Banned

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    Ive been wondering why we can't say those 4 letters in a row either.
     
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    META has been blocked due to a gay pron virus that was installed the other day.
     
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    So... we now have a great example of a chest-bouncing, ass-lifting bench press that wouldn't white light at a high school meet.

    Thanks.
     
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    I watched the video...and I still need help.
     

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