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Old 02-01-2008, 05:20 PM   #10
Arden Cogar Jr.
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Originally Posted by Tom Rawls View Post

This statement caught my eye. I've got a longstanding hamstring problem, and recently have begun focusing on the hamstrings to see if I could address it. What aspects of your recent training have hit your hamstrings so effectively?


Romanian Deadlifts, and pulling from the floor for the snatch and the clean. In addition to those movements (which I've been doing about 4 times a week for a while now), I've been doing a ton of kettlebells swings, snatches, and long cycle clean and jerk. I do most of my kettlebell work GS style on descent (relaxed, flowing) and Hard style on the ascent (concentrating on speed). The whole combination of these movements has really made my hammys more in balanced and stronger. I think?

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