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Old 05-30-2013, 12:26 PM   #1
Greg Szorc
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Default Box jumps immediately after squats

Back squat - 75% x 3 x 5; follow each set immediately with 3 box jumps

I noticed this done in a polish video of weightlifting training as well.

Why would someone do that?


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Old 05-31-2013, 04:29 PM   #2
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I use it as a way to get the body recruiting more/higher-threshold motor units. You fatigue the legs with the squats, then force them to be explosive. I also find it helps lifters keep their speed up when doing heavy squats where the lift speed is often unavoidably slow.
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