Tip: Master Any New Exercise or Skill Faster
Learning a new Olympic lift or any athletic movement? Just do this after you practice and you'll accelerate motor learning.
Olympic Lifting for Monsters
Some guys are just too tall, too beefy, or too tight to do Olympic lifts. No prob. Here are some great alternatives to help them build explosiveness.
Tip: Paused Squat, Dimitri Klokov
Paused squats are effective for developing absolute strength. Here's Dimitri Klokov performing them with an ungodly amount of weight.
Tip: Power Clean – Initiation
Initiate the pull from the floor with the hams. A common mistake is starting too fast off the floor. The feet leave the floor to re-adjust stance width.
Tip: Muscle Building Exercises for Weightlifters
Love the Olympic lifts but also want to look like you lift? Add these accessory moves to your plan.
Tip: Are You Ready to Olympic Lift?
The O-lifts are getting more popular, but some folks are jumping into them too fast. Here's how to know if you're ready.
Tip: Master the Hip Clean
Here's a great movement for the beginner Olympic lifter or for anyone who wants to build some impressive traps.
Tip: Jerk From Pins
Improve your rate of force development with this variation of the jerk.
The Olympic Lifts Are Overrated
Are you doing Olympic lifts to get bigger, stronger, and more explosive? You're probably wasting your time. Here's why.
Tip: Fix Your Power Clean with Altitude Landings
Here's how to use altitude landings to find the right stance for the power clean and perfect your form.
Tip: An Illogical Approach to Explosive Lifts
Always train neurologically demanding lifts first in a workout, right? Well, not always. Here's why.
Tip: The Missing Trap-Building Exercises
You need more than shrugs for big traps. Add one of these four movements to your list.
Tip: Movement Prep for Olympic Lifting
After your mobility and stability work, use these drills to improve your Olympic lifting technique.
Tip: Activation Drills for Olympic Lifting
After your mobility work, activate your glutes, shoulders, and trunk for better Olympic lifting.
Tip: Mobility Drills for Olympic Lifting
Do this before your next O-lift session for better range of motion and safer lifts.
Tip: Do You Really Need Olympic Lifting Shoes?
If you're not involved in the sport of weightlifting, do you need these shoes? Here's what a doctor of physical therapy says.
Tip: Lifters Were Stronger 30 Years Ago
The numbers prove that old-time training methods work the best. Here's what you need to know.
Tip: Seated Snatches
Light up your traps and delts with this simplified variation of the barbell snatch.
10 Things You Gotta Try at Least Once
What's one thing every lifter should try in his or her lifting career? We ask the pros and experts. Check out their list.