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Old 02-11-2013, 12:44 AM   #2
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No one has replied, but I would point out that the calif strength guys do not lower the weight they just drop it. It makes a huge difference.

I used to to do cleans 3 times a week, and at a regular gym with metal plates, you have to catch it and lower to floor. That catch and lower is far more debilitating than the clean/snatch to get it up there. So I was gasping at a 5 rep clean set.

With bumpers now,I can do 5 rep clean/snatch sets at higher weights easily.

Bumper plates area huge bonus in this area.
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