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Old 07-07-2014, 10:38 AM   #5
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I like doing multiple sets at your lightest warm-up weight to really get warm before you start moving up. This takes more time, but I find people feel much better, and this doesn't really tire you out at all. For example, I'll snatch 50 3-4 sets of 2 before I start moving up.

After that, the idea is to get warm and prepared with as little fatigue as possible. Something like 6-8 sets to get to your opener is usually about right. Take bigger jumps early and smaller jumps as you reach your last warm-up weight.

But also as Blake said, you need to be confident during your warm-up and especially for your opening lift, so don't change anything drastically from what you would do normally when working up to a heavy single or max attempt.
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