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Old 10-04-2008, 10:07 AM   #4
Dave Van Skike
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Originally Posted by Jacob Rowell View Post
I wonder if this is ultimately an abdominal strength issue.

Getting the full extension and layback at the top puts a good deal of stress on them. Sounds weird, but I purposely warm-up and stretch my abs before doing stones. I've had similar pains to what you've described.

Just work with lighter "stones" as Dave said. I'm sure it will work out.
I think you're right. i think it's a strong in the middle of body thing. That's why I think front squats and zerchers are the best thing you can do for....what for it........

"core strength"...there. I've said it.
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