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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

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

Why Working Out With Barbells Isn't Right for All Athletes

The barbell has been the epitome of strength and muscle building for a long time. And rightfully so as you're able to load them with as much weight as...

By: Chris Cooper

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

5 Reasons Athletes Should Train With Olympic Lifts

Most athletes have an exercise routine tailored to their particular strength. Cross country runners will spend a lot of time working on stamina and...

By: Gary Moller

Latest Videos in Snatch

All Eyes On U.S.: Hope Solo's World Cup Comeback

Hope Solo, goalkeeper for the 2011 U.S. Women's Soccer Team, discusses her emotional comeback from shoulder surgery as well as her goal of gaining back her starting spot and being the best goalkeeper in the 2011 FIFA World Cup.

Ball State Men's Volleyball Snatch

The Ball State Men's Volleyball team performs a barbell warm-up before progressing to its preseason Snatch routine.

UNC Baseball Single-Arm Dumbbell Snatch

The Tar Heel Baseball team performs the Single-Arm Dumbbell Snatch as part of their preseason power training program. The exercise is coached by head strength and conditioning coach for Olympic sports, Greg Gatz.

Ndamukong Suh Snatch Pull

Top NFL Draft pick Ndamukong Suh improves explosion by performing Snatch Pulls with light weight and incredible bar speed. Lance Walker, director of performance at Michael Johnson Performance, explains why he performs them after Heavy Squats.

Indiana Swimming Snatch

Indiana University Swimming performs the Snatch with coaching by Mike Basgier.