In a competition, it is often the psychological stress that will defeat you, not strength.
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At first glance, the differences are obvious. But the two sports are more closely related than you may think.
What periods of development we can capitalize on, and what periods we must approach with caution?
Training a new weightlifter should involve the development of baseline athleticism.
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These two phases may not be distinct to the onlooker, but they are as far as the muscles are concerned.
While athlete growth has been significant, the growth in weightlifting infrastructure has not.
Overhead stability, bar path, extension, and head movement are guide this initial program and lead towards all of the variations and progressions.
Learn to change direction quickly, without hesitation, and you will be able to jerk anything you can clean.
Did you know that the average junior world record is 97.5% of the corresponding senior world record?
The myth remains that weightlifting prevents growth of the bones, and young athletes will remain short.
Oh the heartache when a single-rep makes the difference in winning and losing. In truth, the story is much larger.