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Old 02-15-2010, 06:28 AM   #41
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Nice job Brian.

Damn Gary that is nuts.
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Old 02-15-2010, 12:25 PM   #42
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this is an awesome challenge....can't wait to give it a try myself. have to wait to get my own weights, but, so goes it. i'm saving this one for a weekend crusher.
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Old 02-15-2010, 03:18 PM   #43
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I'm considering the 5 min farmer's walk challenge from the same article w/' recommended 85# DB's, but I don't really have a practical place to do it, as the perimeter of my gym won't work too well.
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Old 02-18-2010, 11:40 AM   #44
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I'll be doing Gary's Deadlifting Challenge with Power Cleans (probably 185#) as my GPP session tomorrow - I'm pretty excited
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Old 02-18-2010, 12:20 PM   #45
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So as many 315 DL's in half an hour + 185# power cleans?


Um.....bad idea? I thought that the DL's were plenty as gpp.
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Old 02-18-2010, 12:42 PM   #46
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I think he just means 185 lb power cleans in 30 minutes. At least, I hope so.

I still think it's a bad idea. No offense.
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Old 02-18-2010, 12:52 PM   #47
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So as many 315 DL's in half an hour + 185# power cleans?


Um.....bad idea? I thought that the DL's were plenty as gpp.
I think he means using power cleans instead of deadlifts, rather than in addition to deadlifts, though I guess it really isn't an important difference.

One is like doing Dan John's "One Lift a Day Program" with two lifts per day, the other is like doing the V-Diet with solid food - both are entirely and indescribably wrong (so the difference is minimal), but they do manage to do it in different ways.


(Derek posted while I was reading and replying to the thread.)
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Old 02-18-2010, 06:25 PM   #48
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I think he means using power cleans instead of deadlifts, rather than in addition to deadlifts, though I guess it really isn't an important difference.

One is like doing Dan John's "One Lift a Day Program" with two lifts per day, the other is like doing the V-Diet with solid food - both are entirely and indescribably wrong (so the difference is minimal), but they do manage to do it in different ways.


(Derek posted while I was reading and replying to the thread.)
I did in fact mean instead of plus since this is for gpp, i dont see why it would be such a bad idea
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High-rep Oly lifts = fatigued Oly lifts = reinforcing bad form.
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Couldn't that be argued for any compound lift? I understand the argument; however, the focus of the session isn't on technical proficiency as this does not coincide with my long-term goals. I'm not saying form doesn't matter, it matters in all lifts, but i ask how many technically proficient o'lifts does anyone see in a "metcon" session when the focus is on conditioning, not being a weightlifter
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