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Excerpt: One of my fellow mods at has swayed me to the powerlifting side of things for now, so i am giving it a shot. Today was my first day ever squatting off a box. I have to say, everyone can gain something from these, my hips and glutes and hams got worked, but mostly my hips. I warmed up with 45-225 for numerous sets with tons of stretching than did this off a parallel box 275 2 sets of 3 315 4 sets of 3 going to move the box down in a few weeks but want to get some strenght and

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    first day squatting off a box.

    One of my fellow mods at has swayed me to the powerlifting side of things for now, so i am giving it a shot. Today was my first day ever squatting off a box. I have to say, everyone can gain something from these, my hips and glutes and hams got worked, but mostly my hips. I warmed up with 45-225 for numerous sets with tons of stretching than did this off a parallel box

    275 2 sets of 3
    315 4 sets of 3

    going to move the box down in a few weeks but want to get some strenght and flexibility at this height first

    finished up with

    romanian deadlifts
    225x5
    315x5
    365x4
    405x3 kept a tight arch on these, which is what i doing them for

    pullthroughs 3 sets with the stack with varying stances and reps
    calves 3 sets
    grip work 3 sets.
    Last edited by jcp2; 06-Jun-2004 at 03:50 PM.

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    Re: first day squatting off a box.

    Sounds pretty good. Excellent numbers on the Romanian dead.

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    Re: first day squatting off a box.

    yeah awesome romanian deads! I'm pretty much a beginner but I think I'm going to start box squatting in a few months myself

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    Re: first day squatting off a box.

    box squats rule, you just gotta remember to sit WAAAAY BACK! shins vertical

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    Re: first day squatting off a box.

    Nice job man!!!!

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