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    What's a Respectable Overhead Squat #

    What's a Respectable Overhead Squat # ?
    I don't really have an idea.

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    well at 5'7 171ish i lifted 185x5 soo i hope that helps some
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    I think that being able to squat your own bodyweight is decent. But I think that I'll feel truly accomplished when I can squat 1.5 times my bodyweight (~340 pounds).

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    A respectable lift is more than you lifted the last time you PRd.





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    Good question, I don't know.

    but thanks for the reminder of the lift, I think I may stick it in my routine.
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    Okay, my reading comprehension is shit today. I missed the "overhead" part of the question.

    If you can OH Squat all the way down without falling on your ass, it's respectable.

    My Back Squat is ~280, but my OH Squat is ~110.

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    Bodyweight would already be pretty badass.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DOMS View Post
    Okay, my reading comprehension is shit today. I missed the "overhead" part of the question.

    If you can OH Squat all the way down without falling on your ass, it's respectable.

    My Back Squat is ~280, but my OH Squat is ~110.
    I'm glad you cleared that up. OH squat at 1.5 BW?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Triple Threat View Post
    I'm glad you cleared that up. OH squat at 1.5 BW?
    I'd shit my colon out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Triple Threat View Post
    I'm glad you cleared that up. OH squat at 1.5 BW?
    yes.. you mean you cant do that?
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    Well Dan John who's pretty much the dude when it comes to Oh squat did 315lbs.

    If you can Oh squat 2 thirds of your regular back squat id say thats pretty fucking incredible.





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    Quote Originally Posted by PreMier View Post
    yes.. you mean you cant do that?


    I am sure that I could not even press 1.5 BW over my head, let alone try to do a squat with that much weight up there.
    Back squatting 1.5 BW is about my limit when I push the 1 RMs.



    Are you implying that you can?

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    no i cant even press that at the moment. thats almost 300lbs for me
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    Quote Originally Posted by DOMS View Post
    I'd shit my colon out.


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