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Aimee snatch
Monday September 17 2012

  • Snatch - 60%x3, 65%x3, 70%x3, 75%x3, 80% x 3, 3RM
  • Snatch Pull - 100% (of sn) x 3 x 4
  • Back Squat - 70% x 6, 75% x 6, 78% x 6, 6RM
  • SLDL - 3x5
Take as many additional sets as you need to find your RMs. Week 3 of 12
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11 Comments
SGS 1 | 2012-09-17
Hi there, One quick question regarding reps. If the exercise is 85% 3*5 snatch. Should I after completing the first rep drop the bar on the ground, repostition myself and go right into the 2 rep or do I not drop the bar at all and do the all reps in the sett unbroken? Personally I'm not used to unbroken sets with snatch and cleans when the % of max is 70% or higher
J. Rose 2 | 2012-09-17
Hi, I'm new to this site and am wondering what kind of back squat, low bar or high bar? thanks
Samuel Aguirre 3 | 2012-09-17
always high bar
Tmlovell 4 | 2012-09-17
Hey my hip bones are bruised form hitting the bar off my hips in the snatch, any tips on how to heal this faster of prevent it from happening again?
Steve Pan 5 | 2012-09-17
Tmlovell - Stop banging the bar into your hips! You should be sliding the bar up your thighs and brushing it up the hips rather than slamming it into the hips and brusing them. Check out the article here: catalystathletics.com/articles/article.php?articleID=125
Steve Pan 6 | 2012-09-17
SGS - You should drop the bar and reset your position for each lift in the set. The set will be unbroken as long as you are near the bar (within reason). A few seconds rest or a couple breaths between reps should be good.
Tmlovell 7 | 2012-09-17
With the snatches today i tried brushing and it worked out alot better and my 3rm was higher than i expected! Thanks!
SGS 8 | 2012-09-18
Steve Pan Ok that makes way more sense, thank's
chris 9 | 2014-04-26
after i find out my 1RM, do i do 1x6 RM on BS and 1x3 RM on snatch?
chris 10 | 2014-04-26
or I 6x1 and 3x1 RM after i have find out RM or do i before ?
Steve Pan 11 | 2014-04-28
Chris - It is just work to a 3RM in the snatch and a 6RM in the back squat. There are no back off sets or 1RMs today.
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