View Full Version : jelly knees

William Zelcer
06-04-2010, 07:41 AM
i am lately getting soft knees in the back squat, during the volume portion, my knees just feel like "jelly", no pain, but no strength either. of course i feel it after coming out of the hole till above parallel. i wear knee sleeves
can it just be plain fatigue ?

Chris Butler
06-04-2010, 08:36 AM
What else are you doing besides squats? Running? cycling?
How's your diet?

Gavin Harrison
06-04-2010, 10:00 AM
can it just be plain fatigue ?

That's what happens when you do a lot of work...

Steven Low
06-04-2010, 03:42 PM
Knees collapsing inside?

Or just weakness?

You do get tired during squats in the latter reps and sets you know...

Brian DeGennaro
06-04-2010, 05:04 PM
Are you not staying tight while you squat?

William Zelcer
06-07-2010, 08:09 AM
i only run once a week, under 45 min.
i also hit the heavy bag and other assorted boxing stuff, 12 rounds, 2 * a week.

squat 3 times a week, find it addicting in a strange way

my diet ? ok, possibly not enough protein as i have a hard time digesting just about any protein supplement. i may try it again in small dosed throughout the day

knees are not collapsing, just weakness

tight in the squat, i believe so but i will give it a cue the next time i lift.

sleep, 6 hours and i am one of those crazies that works out at 5:30 in the morning.