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Unformatted text preview: At the top of the pull, lift the chest and pull the shoulders back. At lockout, the hips and knees should be fully extended, shoulders back, and eyes looking straight forward. (But don't exaggerate the shoulder pull and back arching.) As you set the bar down, lift your chest and arch your back. The going down phase should be faster than the going up phase. Deload on each rep. Key points As you go up, the knee angle changes first. The angle of the back with the floor doesn't change until the bar passes the knees. The back angle depends on your personal body shape. Long torso, short legs give a more vertical back angle and vice versa....
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- Spring '11