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Old 01-09-2012, 09:42 AM   #38
01amberfirewv
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Default Re: The secret to gaining VERTICAL

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Originally Posted by Swaggin916
well bodybuilders train for size not explosiveness and they have so much body weight that it weighs them down. a lot of olympic lifters have insane verticals even the fat ones.


Quite a few. I used to lift with a few guys who were short and fat but could squat a good bit of weight and could jump higher than most basketball players. One guy was about 5'4" and never played basketball but could stand under the basket, jump and hang on it with two hands.
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