How about this - quit thinking about the physiological reasons for why you would or wouldn't do it for a second:
How about using it simply to develop the motor pattern necessary to accomplish the task? I'm quickly moving away from looking at training from an exercise perspective and moving toward a movement perspective.
The movements necessary for a lifter or for gymnast may vary inside the gym, but outside the gym they have similar requirements so give them enough tools to work outside and excell inside the gym.
thats my $0.02 anyways.
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