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Old 07-06-2009, 03:49 PM   #6
Ramon Gomez
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Re: Shoulder Press: what's legal?

Interesting. Looks like opinion is divided.
I may actually be guilty of not RTFMing here...I have a copy of SS, but always just assumed I knew how to shoulder press. I'll go back and read whatever I can.
I suspect that I was getting more force from the shrug itself than the elasticity/bounce in my shoulders. I'm guessing that the shrug is OK, since it's technically a shoulder movement, but the elasticity I'm not so sure feels like I'm abusing the physics of my body.
I guess I'll have to look into what Rip says; Jack posted an interesting quote there.
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