Originally Posted by Brian Lawyer
Also, do I need to be concerned with hyperextension versus neutral spine. That was kind of what I was getting at in my original post.
Depends on what you're doing. If you're upright, e.g. pressing/jerking, you want to be neutral. If you're pulling or squatting, you want to exaggerate the extension somewhat. The former because you're experiencing compression, and the latter because you're primarily resisting forward torque.