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Old 01-18-2012, 05:26 PM   #1
Brian C Keller
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Split Jerk - Alternate Legs?

While doing the split jerk should you alternate legs?
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Old 01-18-2012, 06:34 PM   #2
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Re: Split Jerk - Alternate Legs?

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While doing the split jerk should you alternate legs?
Why are you doing them?

If you're doing a whole bunch of relatively light jerks in a metcon, alternating legs might help reduce fatigue.

If you're trying to lift as much weight as possible, you'll probably find that one side feels more natural/stable.

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Old 01-18-2012, 07:03 PM   #3
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Re: Split Jerk - Alternate Legs?

In general, no.
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Old 01-18-2012, 08:11 PM   #4
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Re: Split Jerk - Alternate Legs?

Thanks for the resonses Katherine and Mike. Katherine, your response does make sense but I think it will be awhile before I'm doing sets large enough to fatigue me. I have a ways to go for that. It is much appreciated!

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