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Old 04-25-2009, 08:42 AM   #3
Arien Malec
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Originally Posted by Alan O'Donnell View Post
So, what exactly am I gaining by working on my OHS? I feel like I would be better off just bumping up my FS a bunch, and working on my weak pressing strength. More generally, assuming you already have good mechanics, are OHSs "redundant" (ie would you be better off doing more basic lifts)? Or am I just not going heavy enough to get the intended core workout?
Given where you are in reps above bw, you would be better served working drop snatches for snatch mechanics, snatch push presses, regular push presses and the press for overhead strength, and front/back squats for leg strength.
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