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Old 10-23-2009, 05:51 AM   #21
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22 inches.
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Old 10-27-2009, 12:44 AM   #22
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In the spring after a squat focused training program I was up to 32. Fell back to 27 after months of limited weight training.
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Old 11-02-2009, 10:21 AM   #23
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Selection bias. People who are drawn to weightlifting tend to have physical attributes that also lend themselves to high vert jump.
Agreed. Makes sense too. I wish I could get some carryover for mine. I guess it's just a matter of time. Just need to patient and keep on practicing.

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Old 11-10-2009, 07:09 AM   #24
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32ish...some days a little more, some a little less. DL 430, BS 330. Snatch 87KG. BW around 170lbs.
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Old 11-13-2009, 09:19 PM   #25
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32ish...some days a little more, some a little less. DL 430, BS 330. Snatch 87KG. BW around 170lbs.
whoa, awesome snatch. how long have you been weightlifting?
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Old 11-15-2009, 03:42 PM   #26
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Tested Friday. 26". Ouch.
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Old 11-16-2009, 06:01 PM   #27
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Tested Friday. 26". Ouch.
26" is not bad at all.
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Old 11-17-2009, 02:32 PM   #28
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26" is not bad at all.
That's exactly what I was thinking. Exactly.

Props.

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Old 11-27-2009, 07:33 AM   #29
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Mine is 28" from a standstill and 33" from a 3 step run up. I'm 5'11 270 and 34 years old. Years of competing in strongman and just generally being athletic have basically kept it where it was as a 220 lb senior in highschool.
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Old 12-03-2009, 12:56 PM   #30
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You've got me curious now. I never tested it in high school, but I could dunk pretty easily from a standstill and hurdled a 66" high jump bar, but I had really good hurdling technique and flexibility, which probably mattered a lot more than jumping ability. I jumped onto a roughly 60" concrete wall at a local park for fun a few times last winter, but then stopped that kind of training when I slipped and split open both shins to the bone. But again, I think that's more flexibility than jumping ability. I know I can't dunk any more.

Anyway, I might test it over the weekend now. You notice with basketball players that the transition to the 30s is when they seem to lose their explosive jumping ability. I turned 29 a few days ago. It would be interesting to see if I could ever get it back. I never touched a weight in high school. All I did was run.
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