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the theoretical jump and reps calculator
« on: March 09, 2013, 07:32:40 pm »
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The theoretical jump calculator assumes one has an okay amt of reactivity correct?  Because I should have 31in SVJ according to that, but i can only manage 28 SVJ on a good day.

And the reps calculator definitely gives too much credit when you are doing reps higher than 5.
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Re: the theoretical jump and reps calculator
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2013, 12:39:58 am »
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It has been said it works best between heights of 5'8 - 6'0...  Other than that I guess you could account for the deviation by adjusting the weight goal to work for if you feel your reactive strength is in place.  You could probably get 30 standing if you were highly motivated.. It says that my standing vert should be 26.5 but I'm 6'3 and I've gotten 32" multiple times...
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Re: the theoretical jump and reps calculator
« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2013, 09:35:53 pm »
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i did 265 x 10, okay form... and got pinned 315 x 2... the reps calculator is off by so much.   265 x 10 = 353 max... 315 x 2 = 324 max, and i couldn't do it...
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Re: the theoretical jump and reps calculator
« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2013, 11:57:47 pm »
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i did 265 x 10, okay form... and got pinned 315 x 2... the reps calculator is off by so much.   265 x 10 = 353 max... 315 x 2 = 324 max, and i couldn't do it...

...for you. it's an estimate generator, and a pretty simple one at that. it ought to go without saying that ymmv.
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sunday: long very easy run 80+ mins @ 5:40+ (14+ km)
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- upper pull myo-reps or sets to technical failure
- leg raises, holds, pallof presses

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Re: the theoretical jump and reps calculator
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2013, 12:18:47 am »
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Not only that but you probably didn't do your warm up sets properly to hit 315x2.
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