Posts tagged "olympic lifting"

Chuck Wolf: Blending Traditional Training with Functional, Integrated Training

How can you balance the strength gains of traditional training with the mobility that comes with functional training? Chuck Wolf works through the layers o...

Byron Chandler: Periodization

Train all out. Recuperate. Repeat . . . The word “Periodization” gets thrown around a lot. This primer will give you a great understanding of when and where it works and just how si...

Mike Prevost: Resistance Training Repetition Schemes and Their Applications

The complexity of resistance training programming is best approached by breaking down the lift into its systems. How many reps with how much weight? The answer is probably simpler than ...

Glenn Pendlay: Consistency in Olympic Lifting

No lifter is perfect, but consistency is important to Glenn Pendlay: if you're consistent with your mistakes, you can learn . . . and if you're consistent with your good technique, you'...

Glenn Pendlay coaches Jon North

Glenn Pendlay: Olympic Weightlifting Tips for Beginners

People are scared to try the Olympic lifts, scared to put them in their training programs because the lifts are supposed to be so difficult. But everybody can learn this with instructio...

Dan John: Olympic Lifting—Etching vs Reaction

Athletes live in transitions. Dan John differentiates between when those transitions should be reactive and when they should be etched—as in Olympic lifting.

Glenn Pendlay: Programming for Older Lifters

Glenn Pendlay has coached his lifters to over 100 national championships . . . they’re not all young. His plans for older lifters highlight the physical and mental differences in thei...

Glenn Pendlay: Olympic Lifts from the Top Down

Can you make every lift feel the same? Glenn Pendlay talks you through the essential positions of the Olympic Lifts that you need to hit every time.

Glenn Pendlay: The Training Log

Progress doesn’t happen without a plan, and for Glenn Pendlay, a plan doesn’t happen without an old-school training log. It can work for you too.

Glenn Pendlay: The Texas Method

You may have heard of the Texas Method, but do you know the story behind it? Glenn Pendlay tells you about his program, where it originated and how cheating played a part in its creatio...

Glenn Pendlay: Olympic Lifting Techniques—Hand Position for the Snatch

Sometimes, it’s the simple things that matter in Olympic Lifting. Glenn Pendlay takes you through proper hand placement for the snatch for safety, efficiency and power.

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