I woke up at 0400am dreaming of snatching my new 28kg beast. I got up at six and went out and started really playing with it. For the time being, a full snatch is out of the question, and I have a pretty good idea which part of my body mechanics is in need of further preparation. I can dead clean the weight to my shoulder no problem, but I just dont have the shoulder/pressing strength to punch it up above my head..yet.
- my grip is fairly weak- I can feel the bell slipping away after 4 single arm swings
- my forearms also do not really have enough strength to handle the weight, and they strain once the hands start to go
- my shoulders are going to need a lot of work, especially if I am ultimately going to press the thing above my head. I will need to work on presses, tgu’s more to get my upper chest more developed and working in sync
So this is how I warmed up today. I figure I will do a split routine today and shock the muscles a bit, eat well, eat the right kind of supplements and protein, and see what happens.
28kg double hand swings 5 sets of 20reps
28 kg kb cleans 3sets x 3-5 reps
20kg clean and press
20kg military presses 3×3, slow concentrated type
Plan to exercise this evening again with the 20 and 28, then concentrate on a total differrent body part tomorrow.