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RavensFan2k3
06-08-2006, 08:47 PM
I have this little rack that I use for squats at my house, it isnt very high...about level with my lower chest, so when I go under the bar I'm kinda bent over before I push the weight off the rack. I feel alittle pain in my lower back when doing this but I dont feel it while squating, just when I'm unracking the bar from the rack. Can this damage my lower back somehow?

RavensFan2k3
06-08-2006, 10:28 PM
can someone answer my question

Choktu
06-08-2006, 11:23 PM
Yes, that can damage your lower back. Keep your back arched just like in the squatting movement while you take the bar off the rack.