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by Peter Rouse
Wed Dec 24, 2008 3:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Squats and Deads, What's missing?
Replies: 57
Views: 19993

Now when I say knee dominant extension/flexion I am not referring to leg extension or the leg curl.... these I would NEVER use. People need to stop thinking muscles when training and think movement. A knee extension dominant lunge is a totally different movement pattern than a squat pattern requiri...
by Peter Rouse
Tue Dec 23, 2008 4:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Squats and Deads, What's missing?
Replies: 57
Views: 19993

I think it's just 2, but one of them is the sciatic which is a big one that controls the back of your lower leg and foot. Or at least all the nerves that branch off from it do. It goes up to the lower back. All the muscles are pretty much connected too, in whats called the posterior chain going fro...
by Peter Rouse
Tue Dec 23, 2008 2:59 am
Forum: Training Toys and Accessories
Topic: New to the Kettlebell
Replies: 18
Views: 37882

Good call. I think kettlebells are better for conditioning then they are for serious strength training. Meanwhile, you might want to try performing complexes with it. Kettlebells work well for this type or training, since the exact poundage isn't critical. I think my 64kg kettlebells work well for ...
by Peter Rouse
Tue Dec 23, 2008 12:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: Squats and Deads, What's missing?
Replies: 57
Views: 19993

Now with the other persons post on what muscles are worked that are different.... well how many nerve interventions do the hamstring complex have? No other person. Matt was quoting me. So, yeah, how many? I may have known this 28 years when I took gross anatomy in med school, but I haven't thought ...
by Peter Rouse
Sat Dec 20, 2008 11:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Squats and Deads, What's missing?
Replies: 57
Views: 19993

I"m really glad that this thread has been revived. I've re-read the whole thread, and am trying to understand the arguments offered. Also, Peter, thank you for joining and contributing to this. The relationship between hip movements and knee movements is complex, but I think it is important to unde...
by Peter Rouse
Sat Dec 20, 2008 11:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: Squats and Deads, What's missing?
Replies: 57
Views: 19993

My original post was directed towards a dead beginner looking for fat loss/ The 8 movement patterns mentioned are fundamental patterns that need to performed to create structural balance from the start for a beginner. Yes a lunge can be knee dominant, the back leg performing knee extension under loa...