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Re: Weightlifting shoes
« Reply #15 on: January 22, 2013, 10:18:13 am »
By the way - I've seen some people say that o-lift shoes make your deadlift harder. I find that hard to believe. One of my main culprits in the deadlift is not being able to sink to the heels, and the other is the lack of flexibility to get down. These should be solved by the lifting shoes.

Also, all the o-lifts start with a deadlift at Olympic lifting competitions so... if they really made the deadlift part worse, wouldn't they stop using them? I know that maybe they'd sacrifice some deadlift strength for a better catch etc, but really?

first pull of a dead lift and first pull of a clean and jerk or a snatch are different lifts.

whether you like oly shoes for DL or not is a matter of preference but i don't like them because you can't sit back as much at the bottom
Muscles are nonsensical they have nothing to do with this bullshit.

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sunday: long very easy run 80+ mins @ 5:40+ (14+ km)
monday: strength/cross training
tuesday: extensive tempo (7 km) OR fartlek (mostly easy pace with mix of strides, hills, long tempo) 45 mins (8+ km)
wednesday: easy run 60+ mins @ 5:20-5:30 (11+ km)
thursday: easy run 60+ mins @ 5:20-5:30 (11+ km), strength/cross-training
friday: rest
saturday: short tempo 6-8x500 @ sub-4:00 (7 km)

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- box jumps or ME SVJ 2x5
- squats 3x6-8 or weighted BSS/lunges 3x10/leg
- RDL/hypers 2x10-12 or SLRDL 2x10-12/leg
- upper push myo-reps or sets to technical failure
- upper pull myo-reps or sets to technical failure
- leg raises, holds, pallof presses