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Old 01-24-2012, 02:58 PM   #11
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Your posture is much better - but you're still shifting forward into the bar rather than pushing the bar back into yourself. Try doing some reps with an extremely slow first pull - 3 count or so - to upper thigh, then explode there while keeping your weight back and actively pushing the bar into your upper thighs with your lats. You're just in a bit of a hurry and you're starting your second pull way down at the knees - you have to wait much longer for it. Do that and you'll be far better balanced and quicker.
great! i'll make sure i work on this tomorrow.
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Greg, just wondering if you could confirm if what I said above is accurate or not? I'm still learning...
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Old 01-25-2012, 02:43 PM   #13
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Greg, just wondering if you could confirm if what I said above is accurate or not? I'm still learning...
Yes, I would agree with what you said.
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Worked on all the cues given in this thread. Greg, and anyone else, let me know if i'm improving or not and where i still need to work. Thanks!


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Much better - obviously a bit inconsistent rep to rep, but you have the basic idea down, just need some practice.
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Much better - obviously a bit inconsistent rep to rep, but you have the basic idea down, just need some practice.
thanks greg! i've really been working on my halting deadlift and segmented cleans all last week. Keeping the weights really light to ingrain the movement patterns correctly.

Do you see any small tweaks i can do to tighten it up even more?
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Quicker pull under. Your arms are a bit stiff during the pull and then your elbows come back instead of up and out as you start under the bar. Punch the legs and hips up together and immediately move the feet out and pull yourself down to the bar with the elbows high and out. That will keep you close to the bar and allow you to spin the elbows around as fast as possible. Otherwise, just getting your balance consistent.
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