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A lot of people have this problem, and it's usually caused by short tendons on the back of your ankle. I forget the name... Achilles? Anyway, there are plently of things you can try in order to fix this, and yes, the weight is supposed to drive into the ground through your heels. Method 1 One way, is to elevate your heels, by placing them on top of ...


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I transfer a lot of weight to the toes while moving up My fix for this is to concentrate on pushing through my heels. If there are no physiological barriers then this should be enough. One way I help concentrate on pushing through my heels is to pick up my big toes and keep them elevated for the entire set. I stand and squat normally, but my big toes ...


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I've found this video very helpful from Mark Rippetoe when I was getting started: https://youtu.be/g2tyOLvArw0 (not sure about how do embed video in the answer, or even if it's possible) Mark Rippetoe is more heavily bent on low bar squats, while I prefer high bar squats. However, his troubleshooting tips are very valuable either way. The quick ...


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Different barbell positions have different advantages. Either way, you shouldn't have to do heavy work with your arms or hands to keep the barbell in place. Don't keep the barbell on your spine/neck, in a high bar position, it should be just below the neck, in a low bar position, it should be on your shoulders, keep your hands on the bar to make sure your ...


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When I'm doing squats my knees go forward further than my toes. This is not necessarily an issue. It may be due to your individual leverages, how wide your squat stance is, and whether you you can hit appropriate depth that way. Also when I'm standing up I tend to move weight more towards my toes. This is the part that I would concern myself ...



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