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Old 03-11-2009, 11:17 AM   #1
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Great post from Ross's blog re: the form police and Kroc Rows. As always, Ross brings a proper STFU and lift perspective.

http://rosstraining.com/blog/2009/03...e-form-police/

For those unfamiliar, (http://www.youtube.com/user/kroc001) Matt Kroczaleski is a powerlifter, beastly strong, who says that he get's a huge carryover to his DL doing heavy heavy high rep dumbell rows. In the Ross article he's doing DB rows for 7 reps with a weight that many many internet jocks can't DL for 5.

and yes, to get this out of the way, Matt competes in a Non tested Federation.
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Old 03-11-2009, 11:35 AM   #2
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Ross does tend to be a voice of reason in a sea of empty sacks...
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Old 03-11-2009, 12:19 PM   #3
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Wow, those are some HEAVY DB rows.
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Old 03-11-2009, 01:58 PM   #4
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That second video in his blog post was really good.

My added external rotation work over the weeks I took off from OL would have been the biggest change that likely led to my recent PR...like Kroc noticed with his signature rows.

Good stuff.
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Old 03-11-2009, 05:10 PM   #5
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300 lbs damn. Thats a lot.
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Old 03-11-2009, 05:13 PM   #6
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That second video in his blog post was really good.

My added external rotation work over the weeks I took off from OL would have been the biggest change that likely led to my recent PR...like Kroc noticed with his signature rows.

Good stuff.

Yeah, the Q an A from that seminar is on Youtube and it's pretty good, basic stuff about tracking progress and doing what works for you, not someone else.
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Old 03-11-2009, 08:43 PM   #7
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Nice post. Ross rocks.

I wonder how that dude made that dumbbell (he did make that right)? Insane strength.
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Old 03-14-2009, 05:39 PM   #8
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To hell with Matt's crappy form. Just think how much better he could do on the Zone.
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Old 03-14-2009, 07:35 PM   #9
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Just think how much better he could do on the Zone.
I hear that can also solve world peace issues....
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Old 03-14-2009, 07:40 PM   #10
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