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Old 04-17-2012, 01:29 PM   #301
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I got the same issue on the rackposition, work in progress i guess. Strong jerks nevertheless hombre.
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I've seen where it is easier to rack if your hands are further out than a normal clean grip. So you could start with your hands wider on the initial pull from the floor and see if that is enough to get the bar into a proper rack. If so, see if you can jerk it from there or if you have to bounce it on your shoulders to get your hands back in a bit.

Or if I read you correctly, you could clean it normal and catch it elbows up, but barely holding on with fingers. Then bounce it a touch on your shoulders to re-grip and put your hands where you want them.

Just my .02

No doubt your coaches know better, but thought I'd throw that out there to see if it might help. I can see where you will get frustrated if this doesn't sort itself out.

And I'm worried about the car windows around your gym, Mike!!
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Old 04-17-2012, 02:30 PM   #303
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Thanks guys and after looking at some of my past footage I am going to keep my hands on the bar. I just cleaned 264 for a double when I was having problems with it last Tuesday (missed it twice and had to go down and work back up) I am going to keep at it and be happy with my progress. 286 will come and so will 308. Its just going to take time and I need to STFU!

Thanks for the suggestion Mike. I noticed the same thing and have moved my hands out from their old grip.

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Old 04-18-2012, 10:48 AM   #304
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Had to move Thursday workout up for travel so I trained at home and did what I felt like.

Power Snatch
95x3
115x3
135x3
155x2
175x2
185x2
195 2x2 (pr)
205x1 missed second

Snatch grip High Pulls
225x3
245 2x3

Standing MIlitary Press
135x5
185x3
225x1 (still tired from yesterdays Jerks and the snatches so bagged it)

I havent benched in about two months so what the hell.
Pause Bench
135x5
225x5
315x5
335x3
365x1


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Old 04-18-2012, 12:43 PM   #305
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Great work, Mike. Way to get it done.
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Old 04-18-2012, 02:38 PM   #306
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Nice doubles on the snatch big mike!
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Old 04-18-2012, 03:25 PM   #307
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Awesome work Big Mike! That's a hell of a session.
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Making those snatches look way too easy Mike.
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Thank you gentlemen.

Snatch
up to 97.5 (214.5)
missed 100 twice

C&J
up to 125 (275)
missed 130 twice

Jerk From Boxes
100(220)x5
120(264)x3
130(286)x1
135(297)x1
140(308)x1
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Some very strong jerks mike!
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