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Old 05-28-2012, 03:58 PM   #11
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Don't do max attempts in pulls/halting DLs - you want to basically train them as heavy as you can with perfect positions - if you go to max, you will be far from perfect positions, and you'll only be strengthening bad habits and existing improper strength distributions.
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Old 05-31-2012, 04:16 AM   #12
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thank you greg for the response.aone more question.in jerk when a lifter has weak drive and has a difficulty to go to heels and push the weight you recommend any exercises to fix this problem?
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Old 05-31-2012, 01:45 PM   #13
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Jerk dip squats, jerk springs, pause jerk, push press, power & push jerk
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thank you for the response greg?what exercise is jerk springs?can you describe it?
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Old 06-01-2012, 10:30 AM   #15
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Hold the bar in the jerk rack position, dip, and bounce out of the bottom of your dip - don't need to extend all the way back up, just work on a nice springy movement in and out of the bottom of the dip position.
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Old 06-02-2012, 04:40 PM   #16
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Greg,

In the model where you suggest working on FS @70-75% everyday, what would you do with BS in that time?

If you wanted to work out a technical fault in BS as well could you just alternate the days?

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Old 06-03-2012, 10:31 AM   #17
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If you're really focusing on FS, just forget BS for that period. If you want to do both, you could do something simple like alternate FS/BS every 2 days and alternate heavy/light each day, but still get the lower intensity volume in for postural work, e.g.

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FS - 70% x 3 x 5, then up to 80-90%

day 2
FS - 70% x 3 x 5

day 3
BS - 70% x 3 x 5, then up to 80-90%

day 4
BS - 70% x 3 x 5

day 5
FS - 70% x 2 x 5, then up to 80-90%

day 6
FS - 70% x 2 x 5
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Thanks Greg, so I would treat as a volume phase for 6 weeks then move to something with less vol and a higher intensity?
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yes. you could drop the light days entirely and build on the heavy days as appropriate.
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hello greg again.i want to one quick question.when a lifter has a problem to keep strong position in start in clean and snatch and has problem in second pull phase because he hasnt the best position to go under the bar how he can plan a program with exercises like halting deadlift(from the floor or 5 cm platform) or other exercises for this problem.can you give me a sample week program(4-5 sessions the week) to help me to see which exercises is better to use for this problem.also your front squat program goes very good,thank you...
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