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BrianBinVA
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03-29-21 01:52 PM - Post#909221    



  • iPood Said:
  • Dan John Said:
KB snatches? Still trying to figure out the dose.



A single ladder of 2/4/6/8/10 snatches seems to do the trick for me.



Thanks iPood -- I was thinking about roughly half to 2/3 the number of swings in terms of dose.


 
iPood
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03-29-21 02:56 PM - Post#909222    



  • BrianBinVA Said:
Thanks iPood -- I was thinking about roughly half to 2/3 the number of swings in terms of dose.



That’s exactly right!

"I think we often spend too much time focusing on max fitness
and not nearly enough on maintaining our minimums.
It seems we need to think sustainable rather than obtainable.
Meaning whatever we do today, we can do it again tomorrow.
Never taking so much from ourselves that we can't."

Dan Martin


 
BChase
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03-29-21 03:25 PM - Post#909223    



When I ran it, I did a set of heavy double swings of 20. Perfect amount.

I just think snatching every day or 5 x a week, no matter how few isn't great for the joints, tendons, or hands. One pinch and a blister will throw that idea out the window.

In my opinion, the snatch is harder on the body than any kettlebell exercise. Maybe that's why it's my favorite. as well.
 
BrianBinVA
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03-29-21 03:50 PM - Post#909224    



  • BChase Said:
When I ran it, I did a set of heavy double swings of 20. Perfect amount.

I just think snatching every day or 5 x a week, no matter how few isn't great for the joints, tendons, or hands. One pinch and a blister will throw that idea out the window.

In my opinion, the snatch is harder on the body than any kettlebell exercise. Maybe that's why it's my favorite. as well.



Def not five days a week (at least for me). Idea would either alternate days of swings and snatches, so that one week would have two snatch days and the next week three, or just keep it at two snatch days and three swing days per week, which is what I plan to do to start.


 
Steve Rogers
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03-29-21 04:19 PM - Post#909226    



  • BChase Said:
When I ran it, I did a set of heavy double swings of 20. Perfect amount.

I just think snatching every day or 5 x a week, no matter how few isn't great for the joints, tendons, or hands. One pinch and a blister will throw that idea out the window.

In my opinion, the snatch is harder on the body than any kettlebell exercise. Maybe that's why it's my favorite. as well.


Disagree. If you practice the snatch enough to develop good technique with appropriate loads for long enough your body will adapt in time. This morning I did 220 snatches in 44 sets of 5, 40 with 20kg and 4 with 24kg and I'm older than dirt.

I think the load on the joints, tendons and hands is actually a benefit rather than a disadvantage if managed properly. I'm snatching 2 to 4 days per week, waving volume and load. If I were doing it 5 days per week I'd do less volume in a day but keep about the same weekly volume, probably waving load and volume a bit more.
"Coyote is always waiting, and Coyote is always hungry."


 
Matt_T
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03-29-21 04:29 PM - Post#909227    



  • BrianBinVA Said:
  • BChase Said:
When I ran it, I did a set of heavy double swings of 20. Perfect amount.

I just think snatching every day or 5 x a week, no matter how few isn't great for the joints, tendons, or hands. One pinch and a blister will throw that idea out the window.

In my opinion, the snatch is harder on the body than any kettlebell exercise. Maybe that's why it's my favorite. as well.



Def not five days a week (at least for me). Idea would either alternate days of swings and snatches, so that one week would have two snatch days and the next week three, or just keep it at two snatch days and three swing days per week, which is what I plan to do to start.



Exactly what I did last summer, also liked 5 each side with ten swings between when switching hands.
 
BChase
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03-29-21 06:01 PM - Post#909229    



  • Steve Rogers Said:
  • BChase Said:
When I ran it, I did a set of heavy double swings of 20. Perfect amount.

I just think snatching every day or 5 x a week, no matter how few isn't great for the joints, tendons, or hands. One pinch and a blister will throw that idea out the window.

In my opinion, the snatch is harder on the body than any kettlebell exercise. Maybe that's why it's my favorite. as well.


Disagree. If you practice the snatch enough to develop good technique with appropriate loads for long enough your body will adapt in time. This morning I did 220 snatches in 44 sets of 5, 40 with 20kg and 4 with 24kg and I'm older than dirt.

I think the load on the joints, tendons and hands is actually a benefit rather than a disadvantage if managed properly. I'm snatching 2 to 4 days per week, waving volume and load. If I were doing it 5 days per week I'd do less volume in a day but keep about the same weekly volume, probably waving load and volume a bit more.



Agree or disagree, that is some great work. Congrats.
 
Steve Rogers
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03-30-21 04:55 PM - Post#909275    



  • BChase Said:
  • Steve Rogers Said:
  • BChase Said:
When I ran it, I did a set of heavy double swings of 20. Perfect amount.

I just think snatching every day or 5 x a week, no matter how few isn't great for the joints, tendons, or hands. One pinch and a blister will throw that idea out the window.

In my opinion, the snatch is harder on the body than any kettlebell exercise. Maybe that's why it's my favorite. as well.


Disagree. If you practice the snatch enough to develop good technique with appropriate loads for long enough your body will adapt in time. This morning I did 220 snatches in 44 sets of 5, 40 with 20kg and 4 with 24kg and I'm older than dirt.

I think the load on the joints, tendons and hands is actually a benefit rather than a disadvantage if managed properly. I'm snatching 2 to 4 days per week, waving volume and load. If I were doing it 5 days per week I'd do less volume in a day but keep about the same weekly volume, probably waving load and volume a bit more.



Agree or disagree, that is some great work. Congrats.



Thanks.

Dan said that he was still trying to figure out the load and I understand the problem. Snatches can be hard on the body but can also give a lot.

I think that for me snatches are a superior swing variant but it depends upon where you are, what else you're doing and what your goals are. You do have to have to monitor your body and it's recovery and adaptations.
"Coyote is always waiting, and Coyote is always hungry."


 
BChase
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03-31-21 01:46 PM - Post#909305    



  • Steve Rogers Said:
  • BChase Said:
  • Steve Rogers Said:
  • BChase Said:
When I ran it, I did a set of heavy double swings of 20. Perfect amount.

I just think snatching every day or 5 x a week, no matter how few isn't great for the joints, tendons, or hands. One pinch and a blister will throw that idea out the window.

In my opinion, the snatch is harder on the body than any kettlebell exercise. Maybe that's why it's my favorite. as well.


Disagree. If you practice the snatch enough to develop good technique with appropriate loads for long enough your body will adapt in time. This morning I did 220 snatches in 44 sets of 5, 40 with 20kg and 4 with 24kg and I'm older than dirt.

I think the load on the joints, tendons and hands is actually a benefit rather than a disadvantage if managed properly. I'm snatching 2 to 4 days per week, waving volume and load. If I were doing it 5 days per week I'd do less volume in a day but keep about the same weekly volume, probably waving load and volume a bit more.



Agree or disagree, that is some great work. Congrats.



Thanks.

Dan said that he was still trying to figure out the load and I understand the problem. Snatches can be hard on the body but can also give a lot.

I think that for me snatches are a superior swing variant but it depends upon where you are, what else you're doing and what your goals are. You do have to have to monitor your body and it's recovery and adaptations.



They are my favorite exercise and I'd rather do snatches over 1 hand swings, all day, every day. I I just fear tennis elbow and hot spots on my hands. The former for me never goes away unless I get a cortisone shot.
 
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