070420 Friday – Strength Day
++ Next SHED Session, Mon Apr. 23 @0600h ++
Luca Grinding Out A Press. Click on pic for a cool demo on press power.
A shoulder press produces less power than a push press. A push press produces less power than a push jerk.
Today was strength day at DCF. Lots of recovery in between sets of 5 repetitions of Push Press. Recovery is key for strength training! I recommend a 1:20 or 1:30 ratio of exertion to rest, if possible. If your lift takes 10 seconds, then rest 200 – 300 seconds (3’20” – 5′).
Shoulder Press 5,5,5,5,5
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