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Forum: Exercises 06-27-2011, 05:02 PM
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Posted By Eric Montgomery
Re: Touch and go vs. reseting.

Pretty much, which I guess is a good thing for the kind of people who equate getting sore and sweaty with creating a useful stress/adaptation.
Forum: Exercises 06-24-2011, 10:53 PM
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Posted By Eric Montgomery
Re: Touch and go vs. reseting.

Right--and you have to ask what you're getting out of doing 30 deadlifts at 135lbs, because it surely isn't strength. And there are far better conditioning tools out there, so...
Forum: Exercises 06-23-2011, 09:00 PM
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Posted By Eric Montgomery
Re: Touch and go vs. reseting.

That hasn't been my observation here or anywhere else...for one thing, super-heavy lifts aren't possible with crappy form because crappy form (by definition) is mechanically inferior to good form....
Forum: Exercises 06-20-2011, 07:44 PM
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Posted By Eric Montgomery
Re: Touch and go vs. reseting.

Sure, if by "functional" you mean "likely to injure someone, particularly if they're an inexperienced lifter."

That quote doesn't help your case for high rep deadlifts as much as you think it does....
Forum: Exercises 06-20-2011, 04:08 PM
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Posted By Eric Montgomery
Re: Touch and go vs. reseting.

Good point, but there's a big difference between an experienced lifter doing it for a new 3RM at a very high percentage of his 1RM vs. an inexperienced lifter doing 45 reps for time at 50-60% of his...
Forum: Exercises 06-19-2011, 04:27 PM
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Posted By Eric Montgomery
Re: Touch and go vs. reseting.

My guess is they didn't, or at least nothing beyond the sort of novice gains that allow a complete beginner to add weight to his squat after a little time spent rowing or doing KB swings.
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