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Old 04-07-2008, 09:24 AM   #1
Alex Fullingim
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When is a lift considered compete?

when executing a dead lift, do you have to control the weight all the way back to the floor to consider it success full?

example... while working on the CFT Saturday, my wife got 155 up (pretty cool for a 5'2" 120# ball of fire ) but on the way back to the floor she got distracted by some fool and rolled her back OUCH and dropped the weight the last few inches.

Is this a lift?

upon further review, i think it is since some folks drop the weight from above the head on the press, snatch etc.

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Old 04-07-2008, 10:21 AM   #2
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Re: When is a lift considered compete?

A Deadlift doesn't count unless the bar is lowered to the ground under control. Meaning, it can come down as fast as you like, but you have to hang onto it. Dropping the bar constitutes a failed attempt.

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Old 04-07-2008, 11:03 AM   #3
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Re: When is a lift considered compete?

I agree with Joe. When deadlifting, hands stay on the bar from the floor back to floor.
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Old 04-12-2008, 08:55 AM   #4
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Re: When is a lift considered compete?

for competitions, learn the rules of the competition and follow them.

for training; establish a goal, educate yourself on variables that affect that goal and choose training equipment, facilities and practices that suit that goal.
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Old 04-12-2008, 03:57 PM   #5
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Re: When is a lift considered compete?

Wouldn't it stink if that same rule applied to the snatch and clean and jerk?
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