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    If you read the old Soviet literature (Roman,...

    If you read the old Soviet literature (Roman, Medvedyev, etc.), their training sessions rarely combined the two lifts, especially for younger lifters. You would see them being done on the same day...
  2. Shit, I can probably find a heavy object with a...

    Shit, I can probably find a heavy object with a handle. I had not even thought of that. Thanks for the idea!
  3. Thanks! I will do some research into bodyweight...

    Thanks! I will do some research into bodyweight exercises.
  4. Yes, those numbers seem nice :) . Consuming 150 g...

    Yes, those numbers seem nice :) . Consuming 150 g of protein, 75 g of fat, and 280 g of carbs adds up to 2395 cals (using the standard averages of 4 - 9 - 4 cal/g).

    I was thinking higher protein...
  5. nutrition in offseason (when you don't have access to gym)

    I will be leaving in two weeks to spend the summer with my in-laws. Unfortunately, there's no gym close by, nor will I have the convenience of training even if there were a gym. Any tips/ideas for...
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    It was a standard 4-week competition phase, with...

    It was a standard 4-week competition phase, with the competition the following week on Thursday. So I just combined those 5 weeks into a single macro (I did train very light on Monday).

    I did...
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    My competition phase was for around five weeks...

    My competition phase was for around five weeks (my comp is Thursday). I track my macros pretty seriously (I have a spread sheet with food, fat, carb, protein based off of the labels, and everything...
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    Would/do you alter the amount of calories you...

    Would/do you alter the amount of calories you ingest for periods of lower volume if you want to maintain your weight? If so, by how much?

    I was eating around 2700 calories/day to maintain a...
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    I already have a surplus (bought two 1.5 kg...

    I already have a surplus (bought two 1.5 kg containers when it was on sale), so I think that I will just keep taking it. I did not know that it helps with injuries, which is something that I have.
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    creatine - cycle or continuous

    Would you advise to stop taking creatine during periods of no training, or to continue taking it? (I’m thinking about the two months that I will be away from the gym this summer.)

    I know that this...
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    Nutrition in competition phase

    Do you/should you alter your nutrition during a competition phase versus a preparation phase? Since you (typically) cut down on the volume, should you consume less calories if you are trying to...
  12. Thread: depth jumps

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    depth jumps

    If you were going to do them then when would you employ depth jumps into your training routine; preparation phase, competition phase, or during transitional phases?
  13. Weightlifting Movement Assessment & Optimization, by Henoch

    https://shop.catalystathletics.com/collections/books/products/weightlifting-movement-assessment-optimization

    Has anyone read this book? If so, how is it?
  14. Help with shoulder mobility + (p)rehab exercises

    Does anyone know what to call these shoulder mobility and (p)rehab exercises (starting around 40 seconds in):

    https://youtu.be/a6BknMESy7E?t=41

    Are these types of movements better for mobility...
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    This!!! Alternating the days per week is a great...

    This!!!
    Alternating the days per week is a great way to manipulate volume! I like running macrocycles where I will train every other day. Thus, two weeks are 4 days/week and two weeks are 3...
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    Need help training track athletes

    I was asked to help out with a high school's track team. Specifically, I was asked to help oversee their weightlifting program. These kids are in high school, and most have very little experience...
  17. Help finding a place to train (salle d'haltérophilie ?) in France.

    This summer I'm going to France for two months. I'd like to remain active while there. Does anyone know of any places to train (I think they're called salle d'haltérophilie) while I am there? I will...
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    Here's the latest video I have, where I move my...

    Here's the latest video I have, where I move my feet (sorry for the shitty quality -- all around):

    https://youtu.be/dXEMaPyz_F8

    and here's one from a while ago where I don't move my feet
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    Thanks!

    Thanks!
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    Do you have any suggestions for how to get better...

    Do you have any suggestions for how to get better at approaching it as a propel yourself under, rather than elevating the bar? I seem to be doing it when I don't lose contact with my toes and the...
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    Yes, when I pull with narrow feet and move them...

    Yes, when I pull with narrow feet and move them out after the extension then I do focus on getting my hips up as high as possible, almost like I am trying to jump with the bar. When I pull with my...
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    Two questions related to snatch

    Question 1: I have been basically doing `no-feet' for the past year, because I feel more confident and comfortable not lifting my feet off the floor (I do lift my heels, but my toes remain in contact...
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    I have, but for now I'm good with my weight....

    I have, but for now I'm good with my weight. Maybe in the future...
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    176 cm.

    176 cm.
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    Yes, my ratio is pretty off. I just recently hit...

    Yes, my ratio is pretty off. I just recently hit a 85 kg snatch and 100 c+j at a bw of 73, and the heaviest I've squatted (a couple of weeks prior to this) was 115 and that felt like it was a max. I...
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