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Old 12-12-2009, 02:04 AM   #1
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Default More tips on building Manna?

i've been using walls and boxes to help hit different portions of the manna in addition to coach sommer's progressions. he states that 90% is spent with the hips forward and legs straddled. for the sake of keeping stuff fun, any tips on variations to help build it more?
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Old 12-12-2009, 04:36 AM   #2
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PB swing to the highest part of the manna you can and hold.
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Old 01-17-2010, 08:14 PM   #3
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Oh, didn't even see this.

Stretch the shoulders A LOT.

I had been working really high manna holds past where I could press. Unfortunately, most of the time should be spent pressing as I realized that I couldn't get much farther without pressing it a lot more.

I do like higher holds, but focusing on pushing the hips foward in any pressing is much more beneficial. Once I get back into it I'll keep you updated.
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+50% buff from a paladin or priest, and some good regen jewelry
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http://pjentoft.com/huna-mana.html

Raising Mana is a large part of Huna.
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Old 01-19-2010, 09:38 AM   #6
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Oh, didn't even see this.

Stretch the shoulders A LOT.

I had been working really high manna holds past where I could press. Unfortunately, most of the time should be spent pressing as I realized that I couldn't get much farther without pressing it a lot more.

I do like higher holds, but focusing on pushing the hips foward in any pressing is much more beneficial. Once I get back into it I'll keep you updated.
What does this press look like? is it just getting in supports and pushing the hips forward hard without swinging for reps?
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Old 01-19-2010, 11:16 AM   #7
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What does this press look like? is it just getting in supports and pushing the hips forward hard without swinging for reps?
Yep..

If you can video your progress I can give you a critique based on my experience so far.
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Old 01-19-2010, 11:26 AM   #8
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it'd be a sad video hah.

should these presses be straddled or L? floor or parallel bars/paralletes?
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