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Old 01-02-2007, 10:19 PM   #19
Jonathan Reik
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Originally Posted by Neal Winkler View Post
For real doggs. If you just do Olympic lifting then you can train acceleration and deceleration in one movement.
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The only reason I could think of decoupling the movements is that it's specific for training deceleration and the absorption of force, but, that raises the question of why not do a clean or a snatch? You'd get the concentric action of the posterior chain as well as the deceleration for the same time commitment.

What parts of the Olympic lifts are training deceleration/eccentric contraction? It seems that the vast majority of bar deceleration is accomplished by gravity, rather than any eccentric contraction - dunno, am I missing something here?
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