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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