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    Quote Originally Posted by JHarris View Post
    Its easier to something your leverages? Yeah.. Im not sure what you are getting at there
    What I'm saying is, carrying huge globs of fat around is more a liability in something like olympic lifting than it is in powerlifting because you are going to lose your leverages faster, so that is one reason for less of a strength-size correlation than with powerlifting.

    The reason I want to focus on powerlifting here is because olympic lifting has many more components to it than pure strength, so it's kind of fallacious to pull out some olympic lifter and go "here, strength doesn't equal size!" when there are many, many factors going into how good of an olympic lifter someone is that have very little to do with strength.
    Last edited by OGROK; 12-07-2008 at 11:19 PM.

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