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From the Archives: The Press and the “Get Under It!” Cue

by Bill Hannon and Mark Rippetoe | June 08, 2019

Imagine if you will a lifter attempting a new 5RM for the press.  The first two reps go great, crisp hip drive and rebound and a vertical bar path produce plenty of bar speed to easily lock the reps out at the top.  Rep three slows markedly, and rep four is a genuine struggle.  Rep five is going to be a real grinder, and the lifter knows it.

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