VO2Max training is all about heart rate, so yes you can get the same benefits. You can also get it from running or jump ropes if you prefer.
Just make sure you hit the heart rates needed.
well, in most recent research this could not be showed however... the way the swing is executed + baseline conditioning level + duration are factors that affect if the swing will work.... if a person is poorly conditioned then an 80% of what the snatch does (which is as close as 96% that of running) we end up with an intensity of around 77% of "true" VO2max provided that the swing is done more rhythmical in the contraction/relaxation cycle... this means that the forceful contraction has to be diminished as it will cut off blood flow for too big a part of the entire work...basically this means that the swing has to be done soft with only as much force as needed to get the kb to the desired height- nothing more... efficiency becomes a major part...
more likely is that if choosing the swing you will have to do much longer sets resembling long slow distance work....
I thought it was all in the book...
Thanks a bunch. What a cool site that was too!
Atleast for me this thread, Kenneths posts especially, have provided me with some deepend insights into things and some information that most definitely was not in the book. Also Peter provided me with a nice site where I can deepen my english skills (which I am aware are sadly lacking).
All in all I got good stuff out of this thread, most importantly my misunderstanding got cleared up... Did you get anything out if it other than an increased post count?
Well, you have talked about the book. IF you had gotten the book, I think if anything that you should have gotten out of it, is WHY the snatch was chosen as the exercise and it is NOT just about getting the heart rate up.
Also, you're English is just fine.
While we're on the topic of VWC now all of a sudden... does anyone have a good idea about how to apply the protocols for running? I can't even figure out how to replace the cadence test!
I believe there was a protocol posted previously, but personally I feel that the pounding the feet take in running and jumping would make them bad for MaxVO2. I think the bike would be a better choice.