Maybe I should have been clearer in my comments in the last post. What I meant to get accross by saying we should be doing what the best do is that we should copy the mechanics used by the best in this movement, not those…"
"Rich et al,
Just to clear up a point, my arguement has never been that triple extension does not occur during any of the classic lifts but the purpose it serves. Further, my position has been that the "jump and shrug up" model…"
"The clean progression demonstrated by the Baylor staff is sound. Unfortunately, they made an error in teaching what is taught by the USAW. I might add that going to the textbooks provided by the NSCA wouldn't have helped…"
Along with Steve's vid., you might look to my videos on youtube for some help in teaching the lifts. They are listed under: Sweep the olympic lifts-Don McCauley, The rock and Roll-Don McCauley and Dirty Dancing-Don…"
"Well, I've got to admit I went to Joe DeFranco's site with a bias against any position against Olympic lifts but found that, within limits, he had some good points. Of course, a lot of his reasons for not appreciating the value of…"
"I use clean and snatch pulls with my lifters and have used them with American football team and throwing athletes. Their use in higher reps (3-5)at percentages that might only allow a lifter to do one or two full lifts provides…"
I've never done hangs with that quick counter movement. Do you find it leads to an outward bar trajectory and wide footed catching? I'd rather get a good set and make sure the bar is moving in before…"
#FreeReadFriday from the Strength and Conditioning Journal: Nutritional Considerations for Female Athletes. A look at nutritional guidelines to decrease body fat, increase muscle mass, and improve overall sports performance.…