olympic lifts

Snatch Tips

Bsnatch

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RDL vs. Stiff Leg Hinge

Lu Xiaojun

Brandon Chien     View this post on Instagram   WARNING: FITNESS NERD POST ABOUT BARBELL TRAINING ⠀ TL;DR Powerlifters (Bench/Squat/Deadlift) will benefit from a Stiff-Leg Hinge. Weightlifters (Snatch/Clean/Jerk) will benefit from the Romanian Deadlift. But these two often get mixed up for each other. If you’re a regular person and don’t care about lifting […]

Position & Mobility for Olympic Lifting

Brandonmob

Brandon Chien   Low, Wide with Press   View this post on Instagram   The Iron Donkey ? ⠀ Task: Hold the widest stance you can around parallel, while holding two KB’s in “Bottoms Up”. It’s a Horse Stance + Bottoms Up Hold. (I’m holding 32kg/70# total) ⠀ This was fun to try and see […]

Cleaning Up the Olympic Lifts

Tom

Tom Morrison   There is nothing I love more in the world than weightlifting! No two people lift the same and no two coaches teach the same. There are hundreds, if not thousands of strength drills, speed drills, mobility drills, programs, you name it. All of that…. And it’s just two lifts, the snatch and […]