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Old 03-31-2009, 05:18 PM   #11
Chris H Laing
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Originally Posted by Brian DeGennaro View Post
Getting that OHS better will guarantee a good FS and BS.

From my assumption you have long legs and/or inflexible ankles which is making you lean over so much with your toes pointed slightly out. Guess what? Turn your feet out even more, there's nothing wrong with it. It suits your body type.

That's my .02 and my assumption. Longer femurs are going to make you shoot your hips back and head forward the more straight ahead your feet are.
Thats an excellent assumption. I have extremely long legs and extremely inflexible ankles. Should I widen my stance more, or just turn out my ankles more?

Also, are you saying I should work on my OHS, before switching to BS and FS? I was under the impression that things like OHS and FS (the more form oriented ones) would be easier if I had built up a substantial amount of strength in the BS (the more basic one).

Thanks for all the help so far.
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