Articles in Olympic Weightlifting
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The Olympics, Righteousness, and the Rules of Sport


There are very few things that get me as wound up as lying. In all its forms, from tax fraud to Congressional testimony, dishonesty drives me nuts. Wh... Continue reading
The Snatch Overhead Position


The overhead position of the arms and bar in the snatch, as it will be in the jerk, is critical for successful lifting. In preparation for receiving a... Continue reading
Hitting A Goal: A Bodyweight Snatch


I have been very fortunate to be around some incredible strength athletes and coaches: Coach Burgener, Casey, Beau, Cody and Sage Burgener, Josh Ever... Continue reading
The Low-Bar Back Squat & Weightlifting


As the new standard of back squatting within the CrossFit community, Mark Rippetoe’s low-bar back squat is a regular focus of questions in regar... Continue reading
Breathing & Breath Control


Breath control is critical for increasing and maintaining the structural integrity of the torso while under heavy loads. The supporting musculature ... Continue reading
Mind Freak. Part 2


Let’s begin with our friend, Fear. We met Fear as a small child. You may not remember the initial meeting, but Fear was there all along. Fear st... Continue reading
The Shadow of the Mountain Part 2


The first 90 days have literally flown by. I arrived here with no problem and after a couple days of checking in and getting over the jet lag, I got t... Continue reading
Mind Freak: Part 1


Fear will beat down years of training in a matter of minutes. It will trap you in a corner and cause you to lose all recognition of yourself, your ski... Continue reading
Understanding the Olympic Lifts


Throughout the learning process, a continually improving understanding of the principles and mechanics of the Olympic lifts will remain an important c... Continue reading
Integrating the Olympic Lifts with CrossFit


One of the questions I’m asked most frequently is how to integrate Olympic weightlifting with CrossFit training. The lift’s appearance in... Continue reading
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