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2005/07/26 16:00:30 (permalink)
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hack squats

Just read a musclemag from a few years back and Lee Priest is saying that he does hack squats "with feet right at the bottom of the plate, almost on tip-toes", he says this puts more emphasis on the lower quads.

Surely this would mean that the knees would be considerably way out over the toes and put a lot of strain on the joints????? At present i do hack squats with my feet almost at the top of the plate as my toes don't come over my knees, but i was wondering if it is safe to do the exercise "priest style"???

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    RE: hack squats 2005/07/26 22:14:19 (permalink)
    I would not suggest it. Stick with regular squats as you will get much more from them.

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    RE: hack squats 2005/07/27 08:00:59 (permalink)
    I'm with JH on this one, hack squats always make my knees feel like they are going to explode. I hate 'em
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