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    squat-back leaning forward

    Hi,
    recently i started to squat going parallel, and my back apparently goes down with it to parallel. it ends up being like a good morning.
    How can i stop this! please help
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    What helped for me was dropping down the weight in order to get correct form, I also used to put something under my heels such as a small weight like a 2.5kg or 5kg or some gyms have pieces of wood which you place where your heels go, which allows you to push through your heels easier and keep your balance easier! Hope this helps
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    Your torso will lean forward no matter what:



    However, if your issue is when returning to the top, your hips shoot up and then later you good morning the weight up the rest of the way, that is generally an issue of lacking upper back tightness.
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    Keep your chest up and core tight, try leading with your chest more out of the hole.
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    Originally Posted by Jackson1993 View Post
    What helped for me was dropping down the weight in order to get correct form, I also used to put something under my heels such as a small weight like a 2.5kg or 5kg or some gyms have pieces of wood which you place where your heels go, which allows you to push through your heels easier and keep your balance easier! Hope this helps
    i dont think its the weight im just doing a plate!
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    However, if your issue is when returning to the top, your hips shoot up and then later you good morning the weight up the rest of the way, that is generally an issue of lacking upper back tightness.


    i keep my head up, chest out, butt out, but when im at the bottem my backs like parrellel to ground
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    Originally Posted by 101111101 View Post
    However, if your issue is when returning to the top, your hips shoot up and then later you good morning the weight up the rest of the way, that is generally an issue of lacking upper back tightness.


    i keep my head up, chest out, butt out, but when im at the bottem my backs like parrellel to ground
    Stop trying to keep your butt out. Focus on keeping your core tight instead. Also, it's chest up, not chest out. The thoracic extension is important. Lead with your chest out of the hole and try and drive your hips through the bar.
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