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Old 03-18-2011, 03:28 PM   #17
Gareth Rees
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Originally Posted by Per Karlsson View Post
I was thinking, are olympic lifts good for building strength or is strength a requirement for being good at weightlifting? Can technique substitute strength or the other way around?
Hi Per,

Olympic lifts are great for building strength, and of course increasing strength would be a huge help to increase your lifts. And with regards to the technique question, strength and power are the 'tools' to lift the weights, but technique is the medium through which this strength and power is expressed...
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