I've recently switched from leg press to squats because i wanted to improve my big 3 and my lower back problems are improving. I've tried doing normal squats where my feet are shoulder width and pointed forward which cause my knees to bend forward. I've also heard of doing squats with feet slightly farther out and pointed away from the body so the knees bend out and you do deeper into the squat. I've done this twice and I've found that it takes pressure off my back, but the question is is it less effective on the legs?
Thread: Need help with squats
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OP why not take a couple of vids of your working squat sets next time. try and make it a shot from the side and have as much of your body in it as possible. but specifically your hips, knees, and feet. also geta shot from behind or in front that shows the same thing.
everyone in this forum can tell you what they think your problem is based on what you are saying but a video is almost always worth more than 100 posts trying to describe your squat.Squat: 475 Bench: 355 Dead: 585 Press: 240
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