Are you supposed to REALLY feel them in your lower back?
When I do them (usually 6-8 rep range), I definetely feel them a LOT in my lower back...not in the sense that it's painful, but more like they're just really working those muscles to stabilize the weight being in front of me rather than behind me. So is this natural?
I ask because I've had hip mobility problems in the past, and I wonder if this ins contributing to excessive forward lean during my squats. Is this high-lower back involvement ok, or should I switch to pressing movement that doesn't involve my lower back and work on those hips again??
Even on a smith machine that would be a terrible idea. Moving your feet forward is an excellent way to shift all of the pressure off of your legs right onto your lower back. Gravity doesn't go diagonally.
Ron Paul 2012
No gym for home, work out floor with 30, but is it for 20 like 30 lb when you no lift it to be for men, for 30 lbs instead? or half is 10 for 20 pounds?
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