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Old 07-14-2009, 03:20 PM   #13
Brandon Oto
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Originally Posted by Scott Kustes View Post
It's not going to be detrimental for sure. Just not sure how much carry-over one will actually see. If strength and power are the limiting factor (which for a 16-year old, they might be), some improvement could be made here. I think general improvement of the posterior chain through low-rep, 85%+ 1RM deadlifts and general sprinting workouts will give the biggest bang for the buck given the highly technical demands of learning the O-lifts and the specificity of training the CNS to fire in sprinting.
I'd buy that. For sure in any case I wouldn't be shooting for the full lifts; power cleans or the like are probably just fine. (Maybe not hang though, the angles from the floor seem more pertinent to the sprint start.) Just musing though.
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