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by alcas
Tue Apr 06, 2010 12:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Cannot do squats
Replies: 39
Views: 15460

I had the same problem, do box squat, this is the best way I found to be ok with my knees. Later you can do back squat.
by alcas
Mon Feb 08, 2010 1:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New exercises?
Replies: 26
Views: 10492

Open Wheels racing drivers (formula one) train their neck to get stronger cause of the high G forces they support in high speed curves and acceleration / desacceleration events.
by alcas
Fri Dec 18, 2009 10:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Pain in my knee
Replies: 10
Views: 6661

I'm gonna focus driving my knees out and lowerering the load, I hope it fixes the problem.

Thanks for your advices.
by alcas
Fri Dec 18, 2009 11:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: Pain in my knee
Replies: 10
Views: 6661

caangelxox wrote:are you enganging your glutes and are you keeping your knees from going over your toes?
As I read Knees are suppose to pass a little bit over the toes, isn´t it?
by alcas
Fri Dec 18, 2009 11:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: Pain in my knee
Replies: 10
Views: 6661

First of all, starting both on the same day might not be the best plan. As I understand what you and stu say is that I need to custome my knees before since they are not prepair for this load, but is it natural to feel a pain in the first days? shouldn't I feel any soreness in my legs or back inste...
by alcas
Thu Dec 17, 2009 3:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Pain in my knee
Replies: 10
Views: 6661

Pain in my knee

A couple of days ago I did my first routine of squat and deadlift, I suppose it will make my legs and back sore next days, but it won't, my left knee hurts instead (well the right one a little bit too but it is not an issue). I followed all the way Ripptoe explains in his book so I am thinking if th...
by alcas
Thu Dec 10, 2009 12:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A question about routines
Replies: 17
Views: 9830

Nygmen, I am really interested in any detail you can give me Well I prefer splits to full body, as you seem to too. I enjoy the ability to attack each lift with more power and rest rather than try to scrape together enough energy to do a weeks worth of lifts in one day. So, If I were you I would do...
by alcas
Wed Dec 09, 2009 11:42 am
Forum: General
Topic: A question about routines
Replies: 17
Views: 9830

Thanks everyone for your response. My previous routine was worse of this one :wink: since I did the same routine but mutiplied by two, 160 reps for every muscle a day. Moreover I almost did not workout legs, so I just trained the upper part of the body. Result: a resonable good shape in the upper bu...
by alcas
Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A question about routines
Replies: 17
Views: 9830

A question about routines

Hi Sirs, I found out this page and it is really interesting, a lot to learn. I am in the gym for a couple of years and I will appreciate your thoughts about my routine since I think is a little different about the ones I've read over here: I workout five days a week and rest the other two in the fol...