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Neill Smith 06-02-2009 02:15 PM

Bouncing in the Squat
 
I've been bouncing slightly at the bottom of my squats lately, especially in the high-rep sets. What are people's thoughts on the bounce?

Steven Low 06-02-2009 04:32 PM

It's fine as long as you keep tension in your muscles ESPECIALLY your hamstrings. The bounce comes from the reflex of the stretch-shorten cycle as the hamstrings lengthen

If you're losing tension that's a no-no


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