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by Paperclip
Wed Jan 26, 2011 9:37 am
Forum: Exercise Science
Topic: Core Muscles and Front Squats
Replies: 13
Views: 16726

Core Muscles and Front Squats

People often say that FS works your rectus abdominis and I don't doubt it because squatting makes my abs stronger (I don't specifically train abs). But since you have to keep the weight from falling forward, I think the core muscle most worked up is the spinal erector. Am I right? If yes then how mu...
by Paperclip
Wed Jan 26, 2011 8:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: Why is the R. Abdominis separated into different segments?
Replies: 20
Views: 5800

Thanks for the reply Stephen!

I hope God (or Nature) can chime in.
by Paperclip
Wed Jan 26, 2011 6:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Why is the R. Abdominis separated into different segments?
Replies: 20
Views: 5800

Why is the R. Abdominis separated into different segments?

Is it because so it can flex better?

Actually I'm not sure if it's separated or just crossed by fibrous bands.
by Paperclip
Mon Jan 24, 2011 7:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Squat VS Deadlift Numbers and Bodyweight
Replies: 27
Views: 11245

I've also vastly improved my grip (especially in the last couple of months), another limiting factor in many lifters DL. As far as the proposition goes in terms of anyone that isn't advanced+ it comes down to the factors you've mentioned, i.e. depth, limb/torso length, etc., and things like grip, p...
by Paperclip
Mon Jan 24, 2011 11:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: Squat VS Deadlift Numbers and Bodyweight
Replies: 27
Views: 11245

Squat VS Deadlift Numbers and Bodyweight

Hello, I've been noticing that the majority of powerlifters in my gym squat more than they deadlift (actually I only asked some of them). I then made a thread in another forum asking about what the cause of PLers squat more than they deadlift is. The consensus is that squat vs deadlift number depend...