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Author Topic: Is there a weight limit on Leg presses and Squats with BHR?  (Read 1701 times)

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PistolPete

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Is there a weight limit on Leg presses and Squats with BHR?
« on: October 09, 2014, 03:33:32 PM »
I'm curious if there is a weight limit on what we should be doing with a BHR?   I take it easier than I use to with squats and leg presses than I did in the past.  I've been keeping around 400-600lbs. for leg presses which is really light compared to what I used to do and under 300lbs. for squats.  Not sure if I'm going too heavy and I should keep it under a specific weight?

Dannywayoflife

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Re: Is there a weight limit on Leg presses and Squats with BHR?
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2014, 04:50:30 PM »
Pete the bhr when been designed had a 500kg pendulum hung on it and it didn't do anything to it. They trialled it using differing lubricants and even nothing at all so I doubt that you can actually harm the device. But some resistance work will be good for the bone!
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PistolPete

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Re: Is there a weight limit on Leg presses and Squats with BHR?
« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2014, 04:05:43 PM »
I spoke with my surgeon today and he said it's fine and much stronger than a regular hip.  No worries about going too heavy. 

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Re: Is there a weight limit on Leg presses and Squats with BHR?
« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2014, 11:07:43 PM »
Thought so Pete. I'm incrementally going up. I was also on the 4-500 pounds X24 reps. Now I do only about 250 for 90 reps. I'm thinking of going to less reps and more weight, back to where I belong.
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PistolPete

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Re: Is there a weight limit on Leg presses and Squats with BHR?
« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2014, 01:38:42 PM »
I hear you there.  When i go really heavy though my hip bothers me for the next week or so.  I'm not sure if going heavy is a good thing because of this.  Although, I don't want to get skinny little legs...  haha

 

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