cleanandjerk RSS

cleanandjerk, crossfit, diaphragm, functional, powerlifting, snatch, squat, warmup, weightlifting -

WARMUPS - MOVE WITH PURPOSE A proper warmup can make or break your training session. Often we skip the essentials and dive right into it. Whether it be a time issue or you just don't like to warmup, neither is an an excuse. Over time I've had to develop quick, efficient and functional warmups that get my body primed and ready without taking 30 minutes.   Your warmup doesn't have to and shouldn't be 10 minutes of nonsense mixed with an ERG to get your heard rate up.  We have to prep not only our body, but our mind. Incorporating isolated movements...

Read more

clean, cleanandjerk, snatch, squat, usaw, weightlifting -

Everyone wants to start somewhere and there is an overwhelming amount of information and programs out there to choose from. A lot of them cost money and those who are new or looking to try something new don’t always feel comfortable shelling out money right away. We are here to give you a little help! This is a great 4 week cycle that is all based off feel, NOT percentages. An ideal program for those who are looking to add more Olympic Weightlifting into their training routine.  Feel free to add in some light conditioning to end your training session.  ...

Read more

belt, clean, cleanandjerk, crossfit, diaphragm, powerlifting, snatch, squat, usaw, weightlifting -

It’s one of the most widely used training accessories, the weightlifting belt. Unfortunately a majority of athletes & coaches use their belts the wrong way. Most people think they just put It around their waste and tighten It down as hard as they can. I’ll often ask those who have a belt on if they know the purpose and the functionality of the belt, more often than not.. they do not. WHY USE A BELT? I’ve been one of those athletes who used a belt for EVERYTHING, I’ve been one of those athletes who used It for max effort lifts...

Read more