I meant to refer to dealing in weights which will offer an inherent amount of slowing.
although I do ponder a bit on this passage from PttP. I rarely deadlift with weights that take this many seconds to lock out.
I suppose this may speak to how early I am in my strength journey, but relative to my currently acheieved max, 365, BW~245, I only take a second or so to lockout with anything under or at 80%. once i get to 85-90% 1RM then i sense the slowdown, that i am not the master of the bar, and i'll find some duration over 2 seconds or so, maybe 3-5 seconds at a 95% max attempt or a 1RM test. Again, this may speak to how young i am in learning to develop tension, but this kind of pace seems largely intentional to my current abilities with weights that currently fit in my 65% to 85% 1RM weights.
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I do shy away from any jerking, i try to maximize the sensations of pressure in my feet and in my grip before lifting off and when I do lift off, I only employ maximal exertions, to press as hard as i can, no matter the weight.
I'm thinking more about this as i approach the end of my current kettlebell cycle and turn back towards the barbell.