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Old 04-07-2011, 06:38 AM   #23
Nalin Prabhu
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Re: Crossfit Games 11.3 - Squat clean/jerk

Because its a lot easier to judge the squat to ensure ROM than it is to distinguish the jerk vs. a pressout I guess.
Plus a squat clean is more work than a power clean of the same weight because the body weight moves an additional distance.
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