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Olympic lifting and building strength — Shrugged Collective

Olympic lifting has gained tremendous momentum over the last few years.<p>To excel in Crossfit it’s now mandatory for you to be highly efficient in the …

Developing Speed in the Snatch and Clean & Jerk

If you’ve ever watched online videos of experienced Oly lifters you may have been amazed at how fast and explosive many of them look. It’s …

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Building Strength for Olympic Weightlifting

For those practicing the Snatch and Clean + Jerk, there are two main issues to conquer: (1) having proficient technique regardless of the weight on …

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Why Don't Olympic Weightlifters Overhead Squat? Part 2

<i>I show you doubt, to prove that faith exists." - Robert Browning</i><p><b>Snatching is a bitch. It simply isn't like any other lift in the gym.</b> Getting good at …

Why Don't Olympic Weightlifters Overhead Squat? Part 1

<b>I got a text the other night from a drunk lifter of mine who was in the middle of an argument with a bunch of his CrossFit friends.</b> He asked, "Is …

The 7-Minute, Full-Body Workout That Really Works (It's Scientifically Proven!)

We are busy, busy people—but I'll bet all of us can carve out seven minutes somewhere in our days, right?<p>The newest issue of <i>American College of Sports Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal</i> takes all the newest exercise research and boils it down into one seven-minute workout. The 12 high-intensity …

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Squat Stance the Olympic Lifts: The Snatch Clean Receiving Positions

Squat Stance & the Olympic Lifts: The Snatch & Clean Receiving Positions <br>Greg Everett<p>With the Olympic lifts, it’s easy to wander a little too far …

The Neurological Benefits of Clean and Snatch Complexes

What is a clean and snatch complex? <b>Essentially, it’s the breakdown of these Olympic lifting movements into individual lifts. It is broken down in</b> …

Going Paperless: Answers to Your Questions on Paperless Lifestyle

First, let me say thank you to everyone who asked questions. There were 28 questions and I’ve tried to answer them all below, and it has made for an …

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 …

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Infographic: 10 Essential Yoga Postures for Strength Athletes

<b>A lot of people associate yoga with really skinny, flexible people.</b> But can it help you get stronger? Athlete and coach Brandon Hofer demonstrates …