clean and jerk

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A novice might expect to see blinding speed and perfect technique at Worlds. That's not always the case.
One thing that stood out at the 2015 Pan American Games was the wide grip jerks employed by quite a number of successful competitors.
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Here's exactly what you should be doing from start to finish to ensure a safe and successful lift.
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?
There is a phenomenon in CrossFit that is remarkably consistent across all time zones, borders, and accents. It’s the hitch and bounce.
My achy wrist reared its ugly head during the PanAms last week, but at least I still have Worlds in September.
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.
Jerks are often lost in front, and much of the time this can be attributed to improper actions of the legs and feet.
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?
The dip in the jerk seems straightforward enough (straight down, actually). Bend your knees, and straighten them vigorously. But like many simple things there's more than meets the eye.
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.