snatches

Few exercises compare to the expression of strength and power you can develop with this movement.
Learn about technique, programming, recovery, and more in our most popular weightlifting articles.
Here's how we get a new athlete to approach the bar and simply set his or her back correctly without much thought.
Overhead stability, bar path, extension, and head movement are guide this initial program and lead towards all of the variations and progressions.
Did you know that the average junior world record is 97.5% of the corresponding senior world record?
If you’re new to kettlebell training or thinking you want to set up a home gym and use them, then this article is for you.
Is the consistency of the "get set" method better? Or the risk and reward of the "dive" method?
I spent all week preparing for a heavy snatch session on Saturday, and was pleased with the results.
You may have done the ten minute Secret Service Snatch Test. But have you tried mixing up the time frame or weight?
Don't ignore the lifts because you aren't able to reap the benefits right now. Use your warm up as a place to perfect your technique.
Dresdin Archibald is a 63-year-old weightlifter, accountant, and international referee. Here are twelve of his articles to educate and fascinate you.
Year upon year, it seems that more people step into the world of weightlifting. Luckily, we have a selection of weightlifting experts on hand to keep you stepping in the right direction.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: pull up tips, steroid use within CrossFit, hamstring flexibility, and more!
Yes, the snatch is a tremendous full-body lift, and yes, it displays great strength and athleticism. But why are you trying to do it so much? Do you know how little the Russians actually did it?
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: sumo deadlift high pull, snatch, handstand push up corrections, and more!
While you're spending years perfecting your snatch, I'm busy getting fit and having fun. Drop the high-level stuff and actually get in shape.
Here is an analysis of the current world records across all age categories. I wanted to see how consistent percentages of snatch to clean and jerk were across weight and sex categories.