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#1 Cooper

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Posted 13 September 2014 - 12:54 PM

So I have been through 3 cycles of OMOB and have been focusing on my Oly. Lifts along with presses. I have hit he weights I initially set out to hit. So I thought is was time to change up the lifts+getting bored.

 

So I through in the Clean and Jerk. I just did my first week on OMOB with this lift and struggled! Especially with the EMOM. Seems like a ton of work to fit in 4 reps of this lift in a minute and then repeat. When i was just doing cleans it was one thing but adding the extra movement takes a grip of time and effort.

 

If I'm just being a sally I will continue and shut up, but 4 reps on the first week almost had he puking by the end of the EMOM. Thoughts, experiences? 

 

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#2 jpera149

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Posted 15 September 2014 - 09:02 PM

I was in the same boat.the clean and jerk is a lot of movement and work for the EMOM. You could always follow the version 2 i believe it is where your max to start is 90% of your actual max. That way you can get through it with proper form for such a complex lift and focus on being more explosive and keeping form. In the long run that would be more beneficial then just barely getting through the EMOM. Just my 2 cents.


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#3 kgood

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Posted 24 September 2014 - 04:51 PM

I thought the clean and jerk were seperate lifts...




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