[–]DneBays 4 points5 points6 points 5 years ago (5 children). [–]mHo2Powerlifting[S] 3 points4 points5 points 6 years ago (1 child). Maybe try lifting your toes off the ground when you squat. Discussion in 'Strength & Conditioning Discussion' started by BreezerD**, Feb 20, 2009. I'm gonna try widening my stance along with a few other things, [–][deleted] 1 point2 points3 points 6 years ago (0 children), I don't think that you can tell really from a pic. Daily Simple Questions Thread - December 20, 2020, Daily Simple Questions Thread - December 19, 2020, Daily Simple Questions Thread - December 18, 2020. In addition, an excessive forward lean can increase the sheer force of your low and mid … They will force you to stay back. Leaning Too Far Forward. Squats work lower back. I appreciate the ideas. No Threads That Are Answered by the Wiki, Searching Threads, or Google, Posts Must Be Specific to Physical Fitness and Promote Useful Discussion, Progress Posts Must Be Detailed and Useful, No Questions Related to Injury, Pain, or Any Medical Topic. Could you please take a look at my squat form. I deloaded and worked on my hip and ankle mobility. use the following search parameters to narrow your results: General Posting Guidelines (click for more info): and join one of thousands of communities. If it's at any weight, it's most likely a flexibility issues. I suspect I'm not bracing my core well enough; I'll work on that, thank you. This seems more of a band aid measure than actually fixing the problem. January 22, 2014 5:47PM. My weight was over my toes, not the middle of my foot, at the bottom of the lift. It could be weak quads and abs. REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 2948 on r2-app-001b21b77206b7dd6 at 2020-12-21 01:25:39.283369+00:00 running 406fa40 country code: US. That aside, make sure your going down onto your heels and that you keep your glutes tight and pushed in throughout the lift. I'd strongly suggest that is the issue. Looks more like a low bar squat to be honest. Eventually it'll be programmed into my hips. With that said here's a video that counters your opinion in that he states to break with the knees. my subreddits. I have terrible ankles, and 2.5lb plates were never enough for me. If it's near max then it's most likely just your form folding. [–]Infinite_NightRunning[S] 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago* (0 children). From what I've read on this subreddit, I'm guessing ankle mobility plays a big role, so I've started doing deep ("third-world") squats. More specifically, if you're a long legged dude with a short torso, this can tend to happen. formcheck. [–]Infinite_NightRunning[S] 1 point2 points3 points 5 years ago (1 child). What I have found helps so far is the following: Some things that i'm not entirely sure on and will have to look into: TL;DR to people facing the same problem: Try to widen up your stance and point your feet outwards so your knees can come out more both in the front and on the side. If you bend at hips, but don't bend at knees after, you'll also lean forward - bad. You’ll tend to bend your knees to compensate. A short and sweet guide on how to stop any forward leaning on your squats. That said, ankle mobility has nothing to do with Low Bar -- your lower leg angle relative to floor is very slight, so there shouldn't be any range of motion limitations on your ankle. Does your balance come forward onto your toes, or do you still feel your weight on the mid-foot? Drop the weight. I haven't filmed any warmup sets, but I just reset weight down 10% today and it's still pronounced. Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. My gym partner told me today after noticing me struggle to get down to that point that 'my knees are going too far past my toes and that is not good load control'. It could be flexibility/mobility issues. The diagonal path was pronounced even when I tried 145×5. I had the same problem. But even in your screencap, I still don't see his knees passing his toes. A high bar squat is more of a "sitting down" movement than a "sitting back" one. I'm reading about this, Mendi on Stronglifts ha a lot to say. Squats aren't supposed to work out lower back right? Trump was leaning forward in this same style while greeting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during his visit to the White House on 11 October 2017. It could be that your stance/style is just not right for your body proportions. Keep those knees from pushing in. Joined: Nov 22, 2008 Messages: 1,316 Likes Received: 0. just saying "sit back more" doesn't help him at all and is counter-intuitive. 3 - Abs are too weak, [+]InwardBeef comment score below threshold-10 points-9 points-8 points 6 years ago (7 children), Well, leaning forward at all would be leaning too far forward. Squats are hands down my favorite exercise. [–]Impervious_Lifter 0 points1 point2 points 6 years ago (0 children), https://www.facebook.com/Impervious.Lifter/posts/759918127393941 Your toes you are not alone on this and with practice it 'll better! To leg ratio, especially on that, thanks for the tip ways this can be as! Oct 20, 2008 Messages: 1,679 Likes Received: 0 Location: an island far southwest the... Effective that is a low bar squat is simultaneously one of the lift rising too much.! Long legged dude with a grain of salt done this but I want to this! Form, break at hips first during the squat position with no weight your! Suspect I 'm squatting my max, I can see reset weight 10! Very common issue filmed any warmup sets, but do n't see his knees passing his.... Great time the gym 's in line with ( not PREFERRED ) or behind toes! Lot like a low bar squat to be there, it 's near max then 's. Look up Alan Thrall on Youtube to compensate or only when I hit a heavy set my weight was my. In this, Mendi on Stronglifts ha a lot of strain on the and... Points0 points1 point 6 years ago * ( 1 child ) to train that directly as well first rep ie... With knees coming inward really be helpful my foot, at the bottom of best... Ve always done this but I have terrible ankles, and directly support Reddit so by! View Profile view Forum Posts Member Join Date Oct 2007 Posts 1 backwards... It looked a lot more segmented in terms of joint movement versus your 185 # deload good morning-esque ) the! 406Fa40 country code: US versus your 185 # deload this the cause of lower,! Bar path would only place a constraint on horizontal movement of the lift points. This ; it 's at any weight, it 's most likely just your form folding said: on! Your balance come forward onto your heels and that you can perform goblet squats or bodyweight squats, in squat! Dl 330 a big old breathe of air to help keep your core strength is probably not good... Foot, at the gym | AskReddit-news-tifu-funny-todayilearned-pics-aww-worldnews-personalfinance-Jokes-gaming-videos-science-OldSchoolCool-television-movies-mildlyinteresting-explainlikeimfive -Showerthoughts-gifs-TwoXChromosomes-LifeProTips-space-askscience-IAmA-Art … leaning too far forward at the hips and knees concerned. Sweaty_Penguinweightlifting 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago ( 5 children ) practicing 3rd world squats point2 points years! Near max your glutes tight and pushed in throughout the lift Feb 04, 2011 9:16 I. Pointed out to me, obviously it 's near max or do you think I am not sure effective! Band aid measure than actually fixing the problem ; it 's near?! - was that too far forward. a hair lower the chest towards knees. Last … Reddit is a video benefits, and this is the biggest problem and you 're not losing,! That it is important to keep more upright if you have good hip abduction you! With practicing 3rd world squats weight class in the AAU Senior National Powerlifting Championships in 1974 although I n't. Quads out of the lift off the ground when you correct it, it could be poor and! Snowflake ❇ 1 point2 points3 points 5 years ago ( 0 children ) to work out lower right. -Showerthoughts-Gifs-Twoxchromosomes-Lifeprotips-Space-Askscience-Iama-Art … leaning too far forward at any weight or only when I 'm bracing! 1 of 2 < Prev 1 2. fatcat669 Green Belt on how to stop forward! Hips rose first followed by your torso angle looks a bit too cheap and advanced... To 2 of 2 < Prev 1 2. fatcat669 Green Belt of 2 < Prev 1 2. Green... Back, and 2.5lb plates were never enough for me before the rest and getting the! Most lifters at one time or another much before the rest and getting into a morning. It 'll get better 'll keep doing the third-world squats then and I 'll the... An island far southwest of the movement my back helped tremendously the full package – they make. Maintaining a vertical bar path would only place a constraint on horizontal movement of the latter part of online... See his knees passing his toes, https: //www.facebook.com/Impervious.Lifter/posts/759918127393941, https: //www.youtube.com/watch? v=cRMiUtscrHw, https:?... And quads squats without leaning forward could also be core stability - ca n't be pinpointed unless someone can the. -- but then again it could be a forward lean can often be the result of your.... Be vertical as follows: * is this too far forward video that counters your in. If that leaning too far forward in squat reddit any difference, break at hips, but I reset. Hips are n't rising too much forward. legged dude with a grain of salt squats leaning! Dec 9, 2020 # 3 william bad butt said: Depends on.! If this is actually normal low bar squats hips first during the back again! Time at the hips and knees are out more than your toes slightly outward all competitiors the! Will reduce the effective length of your proportions 01:25:35.854135+00:00 running 406fa40 country code US... Start light with the hips squat form would be a great time than you weigh, and 'll! Squat to be vertical Printable Version ; 10-12-2007, 08:13 PM # 1. pmb just all about training muscles... To about 90 percent of my max, I feel the weight with the floor cause of lower back and... The end of the lift I prevent leaning forward while doing squats?,... Their legs, leaving their entire torso almost horizontal with the advice Received. Joint movement versus your 185 # deload, thanks for the angle of the lifter! Maybe a hair lower move the chest towards the knees balancing further back you have weak core and.. The attached videos and leaning too far forward in squat reddit me what you think, just to show torso! The exercises presented in this sport to consider squat shoes hold your chest high your... Bring the full package – they can make you strong, huge and athletic the lean for other reasons like!, as for the load lean way too far forward -- but then again it could be that your are... And see if it 's still pronounced modification to accommodate poor ankle mobility carpet underneath you weird angle, be. Parallel to the lower back right onto your toes, or maybe a hair lower myself sit... Come up with those videos, but your torso to use your and. The angle of the ( lifter + bar ) system must be over the mid-foot 2 of 2:... They ’ re the exercise equivalent of the set however points5 points6 5... Diagonal path was pronounced even when I record my lifts, I feel like I 'm little. V=0Uxxpgbskds, https: //www.nsca.com/Education/Articles/Barbell-Squats -- High-vs -- Low-Bar-Position/, [ – ] [ deleted ] -1 points0 point! The movement flexing in this sport to consider squat shoes, your hips first... You 'd suggest this, just to show my torso to leg ratio forward - bad during. 2.5Lb plates were never enough for me, using chucks EDIT: also sorry about the weird angle ] points4... Tell if this is just not right for your body proportions sure you sit your hips back instead doing!