Below is a collection of Video Lessons I put up on Weightlifting Academy this week.
Mobility & Strength Training: Shoulders, T-Spine
Hanging Hollow-Body Drill — for shoulders, low-back strengthening, and t-spine:
Flying Swan Pulls — for advanced shoulder work:
Zen Mind Training
More Zen-Mode — It’s time to stop acting like a “Bro”. Less #Beastmode, more #ZenMode:
Give Me Hunger, or Give Me Death! — A way to start training yourself to deal with discomfort in a relaxed way.
How to Choose Openers For Your 1st Olympic Weightlifting Contest — We just had a contest this last weekend. Out of the 14 members who lifted, for 10 of them it was their 1st meet. They all followed this advice, and they all did great.
Olympic Weightlifting Technique Drills
Sumo Stomp! — a sneaky way to get under the bar faster during the 3rd pull of the Snatch and Clean:
Terminator Snatch Pulls — These can be done heavy so long as your form stays really good.
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Now go lift something heavy,