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Old 03-12-2008, 03:09 PM   #3
Greg Everett
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Arden -

I looked briefly at the CF board for the comments and didn't find them, so my comments are based wholly on the video. You're fine going into the second - you shouldn't be inclined over the bar any more than you are. I imagine the advice you're getting is based on CrossFit/Rippetoe mechanics, which are fine for deadlifting, but snatching and cleaning are not deadlifting, even in the 1st pull. Stick with advice you get from weightlifters and weightlifting coaches.
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