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Old 04-26-2011, 11:27 AM   #278
Kevin Shaughnessy
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Originally Posted by Derek Simonds View Post
If I understand what you wrote you don't want to shrug up at the lockout on the press. That is how I hurt my shoulder pretty badly. If I understand it correctly you want to have your shoulders "packed" and your scapulas tucked in your back pocket. Those are both coaching cues that I was given by an RKC. Don't know if that helps.
Thats interesting. Mark Rippetoe is the one who teaches the shrug up at lockout, and in gymnastics I believe shrugging is the the proper way to perform a handstand. I'll do some research, thanks.
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