strength and conditioning

The benefits of catching the bar in Olympic weightlifting are not emphasized nearly enough for the value they can bring to athletes in other disciplines.
Breathe, drive, and empty the tank.
Accumulate as many high-quality rounds as possible. Move seamlessly and aggressively, and take no rest. Mind your breathing, mind your mind, and make some progress.
The old Russian training principles weren't conceived with your goals in mind.
Rest is not mandatory today; If taken, use it to maximize performance in subsequent rounds. If not taken, don’t use it as an excuse to under-perform in subsequent rounds.
Breathing can brace us for extremes of pressure and it can release us to explode out of the starting gate. Develop good habits to unleash the power of your breath.
Unless there’s money on the line, position, execution, and range of motion always govern weight.
Each set should be difficult, violent, and positionally sound.
Let's explore how the straight arm plank can benefit you.
Understanding how and when to place great exercises, like the overhead press, into training will lead to long-term success.
You have to integrate fitness into your geeky lifestyle.
In order for throwing a ball at a wall to be more than a novelty, it needs to be attentive and violent.
In order for hitting a tire with a hammer to be more than a novelty, it needs to be performed with power, precision, and fluidity.
Focus on position, brace and apply force like you mean it, and make progress.
Knee tracks the foot, the heel is firmly planted, and stepping forward does not mean leaning forward; chest stays broad and shoulders drive back as we lunge forward.
If chosen weight breaks position, or causes frequent interruption, adjust one interval down and continue safely.
The goal is fluid, seamless transition from movement to movement and crisp hand-to-hand switches from side-to-side