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How to Properly Use Olympic Lifting to Improve Sports Performance

  There's a good chance you will come across Olympic lifts in your training program in your athletic career—especially if you're a football play...

By: Andy Haley

How to Master Your Clean and Jerk Form

The Clean and Jerk is one of the two lifts that athletes compete in at the Olympic Games. It's also a potent exercise for developing total-body power....

By: Andy Haley

Snatch Exercise: Form Guide, Common Mistakes and Effective Variations

The Snatch exercise—and its variations—is among the most effective lifts for improving explosive power for athletes. It's also one of the two lift...

By: Andy Haley

Add Inches to Your Vertical Jump With This Offseason Plan

What better time than summer to focus on improving your overall athleticism? Almost all athletes aspire to increase their "bounce", their "hops" or...

By: Micah Kurtz

Try Kneeling Olympic Lifts to Build Explosive Power

Incorporating kneeling olympic lifts such as kneeling cleans and kneeling snatches does wonders for power output, hip drive, and overall explosive...

By: Joel Seedman

Latest Videos in Olympic Weightlifting

Track and Field In-Season Training With Texas A&M

Texas A&M Track and Field trains hard during the season to maintain their top form and athletic ability, as well as to gain an edge over the rest of their opponents.

The Aggie Tradition at Texas A&M

Texas A&M Track and Field thrower Landon Hartwick talks about the tradition and comradery that is instilled in every athlete who chooses to be an Aggie.

Getting Recruited for Track & Field

Texas A&M Track and Field thrower Landon Hartwick discusses tips for making your name known and how to ensure you get recruited by a top school.

Texas A&M Track and Field: Proper Lifting Technique

Allen Kinley, director of strength and conditioning for Olympic and team sports at Texas A&M, explains how focusing on form--and not weight--for a Front Squat can teach proper movement mechanics.

Creating Speed With Texas A&M Track and Field Sprinters

The Texas A&M Track and Field sprinters perform the Hang Clean to Front Squat to help maintain their speed and power, with coaching by Allen Kinley, director of strength and conditioning for Olympic and team sports.