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Old 02-03-2011, 04:00 PM   #6
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No, I did but not anymore. I was found out that you are able to lend more cheat muscles into the press inorder to get up more weight. I think the cheat muscles were more back, Lower back and something else. Back when I used them I was only able to press two 80's solid at the sametime, When I did that I was able to push up almost 15 extra pounds
thats sounds like the bilateral deficit - the idea that you can use more nervs to send more signals to the muscles to work if you are only using one side at a time and therefore lift more, although some people dont think it is as significant as others and that it is more about stabilisation...

there is some good stuff on unilateral training, crossover to bilateral movements and the bilateral deficit here..T NATION | Unilateral Movements Make You Weak

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