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Old 07-04-2008, 10:18 AM   #11
Arden Cogar Jr.
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Originally Posted by Garrett Smith View Post
Make sure to retract the shoulders (pinch them back together) before elevating them. I had some shoulder discomfort with OLs until Greg E. told me to start doing that, now I have no problems.
I honestly have no idea what I do, but I am starting to understand what Greg and you have written. I hope to snatch today and I'll video it. I'm a complete work in progress.

To me, I seriously considering changing my grip in the snatch to the more comfortable OHS grip I use. It's more narrow; which means I pull the bar higher; but I only power snatch anyway for fear of getting under the bar (I gotta get over that).

Have a happy 4th.

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Old 07-04-2008, 11:08 AM   #12
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For what you're doing, I'd say comfort is key. Real pain isn't that fun or productive, especially if you aren't competing in OL.
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