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Old 06-12-2012, 09:55 AM   #4
Greg Everett
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Chad is right - often if you're scraping your shins, it's because you're trying to open your hips too much too soon. The first pull should be the result of extending the knees and keeping the angle of your back fairly constant.

You may also be trying to start too upright and placing your shoulders slightly behind the bar, which will make it drag up your shins.
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