Maybe I just suck at squat...

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  1. ChickenLegs

    ChickenLegs Orange Belt

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    As the rule goes in weightlifting, your max full clean is = to your 3 rep max front squat. Or something like that.

    Well, today I power cleaned 190 for 5 singles at 155 pounds. Like, real easy powerclean. I pulled the bar pretty high on each rep, to the point where I barely had to dip down (think 1/8th squat ROM). Sounds good to me... except I can barely front squat 185 pounds. I'm talking life and dead situation.

    WTF. *violently punches both legs til he passes out* wtf is wrong with you, legs. I'LL KILL YOU. I'm forever known as ChickenLegs :icon_cry2
     
  2. Lard-ass

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    As a fellow pussy squatter, you have my deepest sympathy.
     
  3. flak

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    ChickenLegs, you might want to post your squatting routine.
     
  4. Lusst

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    Either that, or post a video of the Front Squat.
     
  5. Urban

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    or you could just buck up and squat more.
     
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  7. Barut

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    This thread is confusing. Do you want praise for your epic cleaning strengf or ridicule for sucking at teh front skwats.
     
  8. Urban

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    oh, and last time I tested my max, my front squat = my powerclean 1 for 1. It's been a while and I feel they've both improved, but I don't know that the ratio has changed much.
     
  9. Barut

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    I think that you're perfect just the way you are Urban.
     
  10. Urban

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    Did you just grab my ass? you cheeky bastard...
     
  11. vision1

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    I'll test my max clean today, but I'm pretty sure it's at least 50lbs less than my FS.
     
  12. Barut

    Barut Banned Banned

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    Why is everyone questioning their clean to fs ratio based on the posting of an unknown white belt?
     
  13. Klotz

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    My front squat has about 100 lb on my clean.
     
  14. WinterIsComing

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    MY front squat is 225x heavier than my powerclean.
     
  15. Merrill

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    I like how this thread was started and then abandoned by the OP.

    No, gee thanks for the replies guys.
     
  16. SmashiusClay

    SmashiusClay Avatar of Cyttorak

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    My front squat and powerclean both suck, they do suck equally though, so at least I'm a structurally blanced weakling.
     
  17. theNuge

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    I love responses like these. We should start calling them the "Yoda" responses.

    - "There is no try. There is only do."
     
  18. SmashiusClay

    SmashiusClay Avatar of Cyttorak

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    "Do or do not, there is no try"

    Get it right or don't quote star wars.

    *goes off in nerd hissy fit*
     
  19. theNuge

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    I FAIL!!!

    Seriously, I thought I was being witty and here I am misquoting the Holy Trinity... :icon_cry2

    *goes off to off himself*
     
  20. Urban

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    There's nothing sagelike about it... it's good advice. More Dan john:
    "increase your front squat by 10 lbs. I guarantee this will help with your goals."
     

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