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There are commonly established and accepted definitions of motion for ambiguous joints that are related to the planes that the body is separated into. These planes are the sagittal, frontal and transverse. The sagittal plane basically divides the body into right and left halves, and any motion that goes forward and back is motion in that plane. So as you ...


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That looks incredibly uncomfortable. However, there are probably two ways to use this. One is for decline situps, where your knees would go over the bar at the end of the bench and your feet hook under the bar sticking out. Lay back until head touches then elevate towards feet. The second is to lay the opposite way, and grab the bar at the end of the bench ...


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I'm going to preface this by saying, I'm not a weightlifting coach. I've trained the power clean a bit, but not a whole hell of a lot, so take what I say with a pinch of salt. Why is my rack position so upright and awful? Should I be catching the bar at a lower squat position? I believe the issue here is one of bar path. If you watch the Oleksiy video you ...


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The primary issues here are two: your width of grip on the bar, and your touch position. These are mutually dependent variables. That is, if you alter the width of your grip, you must also alter your touch position—and vice versa. If not, the result will be one of the contraindicated scenarios described. Although it is unclear from the photo how widely you ...


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I have the same issue -- lifting up off the heels has made my knees feel better but we might have different knee pathologies. Maybe also try shifting your weight forward or back to emphasize either the quads or glutes, or moving the feet wider/narrower. Perhaps also sit higher or lower. Other poses that work the same muscles would be any sort of lunge (...


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