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by tross
Tue Feb 16, 2010 9:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Squats- Knees dive inward
Replies: 10
Views: 7342

Great post. I just do not agree with Mark Rippetoes approach. I like Mike Robertson's approach- "Now, we could argue biomechanics until we're blue in the face. Is it weak adductors? Weak glutes? Weak hammies? And depending on what research we're looking at, almost any of those answers could be valid...
by tross
Tue Feb 16, 2010 5:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Squats- Knees dive inward
Replies: 10
Views: 7342

Adductors are the muscle that adduct or bring the legs to midline. If my knees are "diving inward" toward midline than I want to counter that force which is what the abductors do. My abductors may be weak and are unable to counter the pull from the adductors. It could also involve my internal rotato...
by tross
Tue Feb 16, 2010 4:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Squats- Knees dive inward
Replies: 10
Views: 7342

Squats- Knees dive inward

When performing squats both of my knees tend to dive inward when going from sitting to standing phase. I tried different positions such as foot position and wider stance but still my knees dive in. I did have a better outcome with narrower stance. Should I strengthen my abductors? Perform squats wit...
by tross
Mon Jan 25, 2010 7:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Exercises that target the lower part of pectoralis major
Replies: 3
Views: 1740

Exercises that target the lower part of pectoralis major

Need ideas that target the lower part of pectoralis major.

DO NO HAVE ACCESS TO A DECLINE BENCH!

Thanks!