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Old 04-01-2013, 01:42 PM   #10
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Speed Kills.

Training to Build Strength is one thing

Training to Demonstrate Strength is Something Else.

Unfortunately, in Powerlifting the two get all Tangled up.

Three Seconds up, Five Seconds down is best to develop Muscular Strength and is very unlikely to cause injuries...

But if one always trains optimally—To gain Strength...

Then some Momentum Monger who trains Abysmally—and may be much weaker than you—may very well outlift you at a meet due to "Superior" Technique.

Don't be fooled—although Powerlifting is said to be "Pure Power" there is as much Technique involved as with any other sport.

Our Coach, one of the top Coaches in America, used to have everyone do 8-12 rep sets, done correctly with Zero Momentum...

And switched to low rep Momentum Mongering only the last few weeks leading up to a Meet...

To learn what weights could be handled and to learn some "Cheating" Technique.

{Using Momentum is not "Cheating" in the sense that it is poor sportsmanship—it is just "Cheating" in an absolute sense, since Momentum aids what should be Pure Muscular Contraction—in a Perfect World.}


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