A good example of this was another trainer was doing pull throughs with the prowler (not sure why) he had the prowler loaded up with 200 pounds or whatever it was on there and told me that I should try using it because I would be able to get better range of motion. He proceeded to tell me I was doing my pull throughs wrong and that I'd get stronger doing it his way. By the way he was having trouble with the weight because he had been training to activate slowly. I walked over and snapped the prowler forward with no problem. He didn't really have much to say after that. It was because I've been training for speed and explosive power vs well, what ever he was training for.
Yeah the problem seems to be that every inch yóú go up, energy is lost which could have been used for bringing the bar up. And if you go up, it takes more time to get down ofcourse. Sounds legit, but I can't manage not to jump. Yet.
Last edited by toscamulder; 10-02-2013 at 02:54 PM.
Haha typo indeed. Up.
Mark Rippetoe hasn't produced any top level powerlifters, much less a top level weightlifter. He's good at selling books, and he teaches novices the importance of progression. And that's about it.
In fact, Mark Bell barely knew who Rippetoe was when he was asked about his training methods in a video interview. You'd think that the owner of The Power Magazine (and one of the best powerlifters to have ever walked this earth) would know everything about this amazing powerlifting guru.
Hmm, I wonder what the Chinese and Russian weightlifting coaches think of his training methods and weightlifting certificates
The Chinese and Russians who squat and deadlift and out-weightlift us in every Olympics for the past 4 decades because they're stronger than us? I bet they wish Rip would stop trying to convince the USAW team to get stronger. I'm not sure what your point is there.
"We did them in 2006. Me and Lon pulled them out of our asses, okay? He pulled some out of my ass, I pulled some out of his ass. They are meaningless bullshit. If you are even semi-conscious you will IGNORE THEM COMPLETELY." - Mark Rippetoe
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