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    Just like in the gym, brace your abs like you are...

    Just like in the gym, brace your abs like you are going to get punched in the stomach before picking up something off the floor. If your arms are short, you may not be able to reach the floor with...
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    As the bar crosses your knees on the way up, you...

    As the bar crosses your knees on the way up, you are dumping your knees forward. I don't really understand what's happening, but it can't be optimal.
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    Stretch your shins by pointing your feet straight...

    Stretch your shins by pointing your feet straight down. When running, take short choppy steps and strike evenly with your whole foot to evenly distribute the weight. Takes a long time to heal...
  • This has to be a worse idea than just getting a...

    This has to be a worse idea than just getting a prescription appetite suppressant.
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    I would not stretch your back, it will only cause...

    I would not stretch your back, it will only cause problems. Walking is the best gentle activity for back pain. I recommend getting stuart mcgill's book Back Mechanic, it will put you on the right...
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    There aren't many 4 day push/pull routines out...

    There aren't many 4 day push/pull routines out there to compare with, most people go for a 4 day upper/lower. Nothing wrong with going your own way, try it and see what happens. One issue is you...
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    Looks a little funny. Try holding the bar really...

    Looks a little funny. Try holding the bar really low in your palms so your wrists can be straight. A narrower grip will allow your elbows to be more forward so you don't have to move your face out...
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    Those plates are too small making the bar too...

    Those plates are too small making the bar too close to the ground, you are tall and need full size plates.
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    Now that the election is over, time to focus on...

    Now that the election is over, time to focus on covid again as cases are rising. I saw this article posted and didn't really understand what Human recombinant soluble ACE2 is. Is this something...
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    I'm not a natural squatter, I need squat shoes...

    I'm not a natural squatter, I need squat shoes with a high heel to feel right due to mobility issues. Split squats feel pretty good, so my leg day is very similar to yours. I do sumo dl, leg curls,...
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    Obviously, nobody will know what's wrong if you...

    Obviously, nobody will know what's wrong if you don't post a form check video, but listen to alan thrall's advice in this link and switch to rdl's for a bit:
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    You are getting more chest work than you think. ...

    You are getting more chest work than you think. When you overhead press, your upper chest is working. When you do pulldowns, your lower chest is working. Stick to the program!
  • I would get stuart mcgill's book Back Mechanic,...

    I would get stuart mcgill's book Back Mechanic, talks about sciatica quite a bit. I would recommend not stretching at all. Walking is the best gentle activity for back pain. Brace your abs when...
  • The only form issue I see is that the bar path is...

    The only form issue I see is that the bar path is drifting forward a little.
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    I prefer knees out to the side when squatting,...

    I prefer knees out to the side when squatting, not knees forward. You are breaking at the knees first, I would go hips back first. What you are doing just seems so quad and knee focused. Real...
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    Really a bad idea to lift until you are pain free...

    Really a bad idea to lift until you are pain free without drugs. Maybe pushups or pullups won't damage your lower back, but just about everything else can cause more damage. I recommend the book...
  • There is still hope.... after you take a long...

    There is still hope.... after you take a long break and heal. I recommend the book "Back Mechanic" by stuart mcgill. You can get back into things slowly after going through his back program. You...
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    Well, if you have long femurs, squats are tough...

    Well, if you have long femurs, squats are tough and low bar is the way to go:

    https://bretcontreras.com/how-femur-length-effects-squat-mechanics/

    You could try switching to split squats, it...
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    I drove for a living for 16 years. Vehicles beat...

    I drove for a living for 16 years. Vehicles beat up your back, constant vibration, and bouncing over bumps. Brace your abs gently while driving around, and squeeze them hard when going over bumps. ...
  • 1. If bending over hurts, stop bending over. If...

    1. If bending over hurts, stop bending over. If you need to pick something up off the ground, brace your abs, and lunge down, or kick one leg back like a golfer picking up a golf ball.

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