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The Scapula and Thoracic Spine: A Classic Love Story To Improve Your Overhead Position - Juggernaut

If an athlete is to have a strong, pain free overhead position, the shoulder blade and the upper back must have a healthy relationship. Like any …

Get Smart About Your Press

The press, push press, push jerk, snatch, and overhead squat all require a specific level of shoulder mobility before you should perform them under …

The Foam Rolling You Should Be Doing (But Probably Aren't)

By Sheila Monaghan<p>By now, most educated exercisers have joined the foam rolling revolution. But while your IT bands may be intimately familiar with the tool's hurts-so-good loosening powers, limiting your experience to the lower body minimizes the total-body benefits. To that end, Master Trainer …

On Improving the skill of weightlifting : One of the best advice I can give you

If you searched around on the internet for a way to improve your performance as a weightlifter (or as a practitioner of the Olympic lifts), you would …

Check out this awesome olympic lifts poster from @pushpressapp featuring our fav coach @DianeFu http://t.co/P3kPLZoSXY

Hips, Meet Bar: Bar-Body Contact in the Extension of the Snatch and Clean

Some topics seem to generate more heat that others, and for some reason, the question of how a barbell should come into contact with the body during …

20 Tips That Will Make You Better at Olympic Weightlifting

<b>The road to success in Olympic weightlifting is often a complex one to navigate.</b> There are many routes to take, some more direct than others. An …

Squat Therapy - How to Get Your Bum Moving Properly

<b>The humble air squat is often over looked as we hunt bigger loads in our quest for strength and performance gains.</b> But attention paid to this simple …

Olympic Weightlifting - Master the Snatch and the Clean and Jerk With Our Step-by-Step Guide

The Snatch<p>For the snatch, the lifter takes the barbell from the floor to an overhead position in a single motion. it’s one of the most explosive and …

Training From The Hang Position

Learning the snatch and clean & jerk can be challenging, even harder to master. The abundance of information available can make it even harder to …

Most Popular Articles of August (Top 5)

Is possible to get bigger while maintaining leanness?<p>I think, yes, but it's not easy.<p>This post assumes you are generally eating right, doing …

Poliquin Tips

How to Become a Snatch Master! - Invictus Fitness

<b>How to Become a Snatch Master</b> <br>Written by Cody Burgener<p>How much do you snatch? How much do you power snatch? If you don’t know the difference between …

The 6 Most Brutal CrossFit WODs

Chris Giblin

7 Approaches to Fixing Your Adrenal System

Adrenal fatigue is a term used to describe the belief that the adrenal glands are exhausted and unable to produce adequate amounts of hormones such …

Why I Broke Up With My Barbell and Cheated on It With My Atlas Stone

I remember the day like it was yesterday. I was sitting by my computer, writing programming for adventure racing. I thought about my past races, …

3 Yoga Poses to Increase Overhead Shoulder Mobility

A couple weeks ago I wrote about overhead squat limitations, and the poses I recommended were to open the hips. <b>A second key component to overhead</b> …

Athlete Fat Loss Summary

<i>We just released our new Meal Planning Guide (introductory offer $14.95) to help you navigate your nutrition! Inside, you’ll find a step-by-step</i> …

The comeback plan that'll get you stronger than ever before

<b>Duration</b> 40<p><b>Exercises</b> 12<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Whether you’re a student whose summer vacation derailed your discipline or a family man with more important …

Workouts

Midline Stability: Stay Tight and Breathe

By MISSY ALBRECHT, DPT, CSCS, FMS| Physical Therapist/Coach<p>You can try for hours and hours to get your midline stable, but if you’re fighting poor …

Kipping Pull Up

The kipping pull up is one of the most fundamental movements in CrossFit and a great tool for getting in shape. This video breaks down the three main …

Hips Don't Lie: They're Stronger Than You Are

by MISSY ALBRECHT, DPT, CSCS, FMS| Physical Therapist/Coach<p><b>Do your homework!</b> [Y]ou should be improving your hip extension mobility to allow your body …

Workouts

5 Extreme Bodyweight Strength Exercises

<i>I’m super excited to share this great guest post with you courtesy of Al Kavadlo the author of Pushing the Limits! Total Body Strength with No</i> …

26 Splendid Pictures of Sunbeams

A ray of sunlight can make a dreary day look beautiful or turn a dark room into the brightest in the house. The way sunbeams bring beauty and light …

Experience Cuba – Travel Photography by Fabian Van Schepdael

Photographer Fabian Van Schepdael is from Brussels, Belgium. He enjoys capturing scenes of everyday life around the world, going on adventures, and …