How to make Weightlifting look easy

"They make it look easy!" "Too easy." "Easy." I'm a big believer that Weightlifitng (snatch clean and jerk) should look easy. I have seen many Weightlifters who make the lifts look hard. Trust me you don't want to struggle with an overhead load. You want to get that down signal from the referee as soon … Continue reading How to make Weightlifting look easy

Training: Basics always work!!!

As technical as Olympic Weightlifting can be we can get caught up with the fine details of lifting. Technique is very important but we can't forget the basics of lifting a bar and then situating ourselves under it. We are talking about the snatch and clean and jerk which are the Olympic lifts contested in … Continue reading Training: Basics always work!!!

Training: Motor Pattern Development

The snatch and clean and jerk are such technically demanding lifts that it requires enormous amount of effort and time to develop the skill to execute the lift as efficiently and effectively as possible. However, the motor pattern development you will develop will ensure that snatches, cleans and jerks will be executed with minimal injury … Continue reading Training: Motor Pattern Development

Increased Flexibility = Increased Strength (Click Here)

If you're new to Weightlifting or strength training in general you will never fully realize your full strength potential until you increase your range of motion in the joints. Flexibility is important but it's not very useful if it's not supported with strength. Range of motion Let's take a look at the hip angle. The … Continue reading Increased Flexibility = Increased Strength (Click Here)