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- 30 reps @ 95 lbs 3 times from Badger on Jun 27, 2011
CrossFit Journal Articles
In its finest expression the clean is a process by which the hips and legs launch a weight upward from the ground to about bellybutton height and then retreat under the weight with blinding speed to catch it before it has had the time to become a runaway
Better Bracing for Midline Stability
Kelly Starrett has a real knack for taking important principles of CrossFit like midline stability and putting them into real-world anecdotal scenarios for groups of trainees. This time around at CrossFit Santa Cruz, Starrett is doing just that: explainin
Why’d You Miss?
Maybe you weren’t strong enough to make the lift, or maybe something else went wrong. Jeff Barnett offers a non-exhaustive list of reasons why the iron didn’t move.
Weightlifting Workshop at Eleiko
There are so many moving parts in an Olympic lift. It takes many years of concentrated training just to get the footwork right, and it can take even more time to establish a solid pull. Then thereâ€™s the whole getting underneath the bar thing. Thatâ€™s t
The Burgener Warm-Up
Would you trade 2 minutes 38 seconds a day for a few PRs in the snatch or the clean and jerk? If you would, then you need to start doing the Burgener Warm-Up and the skill-transfer exercises that follow it. The series of movements takes less than three
Improving the Clean
Many strong athletes eventually hit a wall when training the Olympic lifts. Bill Starr explains how to get back on track when your clean stalls and PRs cease to come. Iâ€™m assuming that youâ€™re using at least decent form and have advanced to the poin
The Quick Lifts: Start Here
Bill Starr offers up a program designed to help athletes begin training the basics of the Olympic lifts.
Learning How to Do Full Cleans
Full cleans can get complicated, but Bill Starr simplifies the movement into a power clean and a front squat. Get comfortable with the movements, then start refining the clean by adding speed and power.
Receiving the Bar
Coach Burgener begins by having his daughter, Sage, jump her body through a range of motion from the high hang position and land in a front squat. Natalie Woolfolk follows, but uses distinctly different form. She first receives the bar, then squats. Coach
Learning The Olympic Lifts: The Grip
Last month, we took a detailed look at the jumping and landing stances for the Olympic lifts. This month, we'll discuss proper hand placement on the bar for the snatch and the clean. First off, it must be understood that grip in both the snatch and clean
Coach Burgener knows more about Olympic Lifting than anyone on this planet. If you want to improve your snatch and/or clean & jerk then you NEED to attend the CrossFit Olympic Lifting. If you haven't heard of Coach B then you should slap yourself. Check out these CrossFit Journal articles for more info: The Burgener Warmup(free), The Stance, Clean and Jerk, Receiving The Bar and Snatch Grip Position
Improve your Deadlift, Bench Press and Backsquat with the CrossFit Power Lifting Course. If Louie Simmons is good enough for the various NFL and NCAA football programs then he's good enough for you. Check out these CrossFit Journal articles for more info: Louie on the Conjugate System and Dynamic-Effort Day.