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Why Sled Clean Pulls Are the Best Way to Teach Young Athletes Explosive Power

I know what I am about to say is controversial and I will take some heat for it. So, let's get right to it. I don't think that most athletes, and c...

Are Olympic Lifts Right For You? Here's How to Find Out

When talking to strength coaches, Olympic lifts can be one of the more polarizing topics. Many strength coaches swear by Olympic lifts as the greatest...

The Secret to Jumping Higher Without Any Jump Training

Just about every athlete wants to be able to jump higher. Having the best vertical jump is a desire that's engrained in athletes from a very young ...

A Beginner's Guide to Coaching Olympic Lifts: Starting Strong

This article is Part 1 of a series on coaching the Olympic lifts The Snatch and the Clean and Jerk are highly popular exercises in strength and con...

Develop Hockey Power With Clean and Snatch Pulls

Although the skill level in the game has risen dramatically over the last few years, hockey remains first and foremost a collision sport. This means w...

Cut the Catch: How Not Catching the Bar on Olympic Lifts Unlocks Greater Strength and Power

Athletes, regardless of sport, need power. Power is the ability to express strength quickly. It shows up in jumping, throwing, kicking, hitting, sprin...

Build Total-Body Strength With Just 2 Exercises

This workout is all about going vertical! We're getting after it with just two exercises; pull ups and clean and press. The pull-ups will be a 3-second...

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...

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....

Power Clean Form 101: Perfect Your Form and Build Power

The Power Clean is an explosive full-body exercise that can help any athlete in any sport–if it's performed correctly. But this exercise—like all ...

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