Video: Sean Waxman – Olympic Weightlifting Common Error #4: Not Using Your Legs Properly

It's very common for new lifters to use their back or arms to lift the barbell off the floor and forget about their legs. This exercise will help reinforce proper leg use in your lifters.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Zq8ugolzlA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Zq8ugolzlA

EDITOR'S NOTE: Every Wednesday we will be featuring a new Olympic weightlifting video from Sean Waxman of Waxman's Gym. Brush up on your technique and learn some coaching tips from a world-class coach.

Today we look at a problem that is prevalent among new lifters: not enough use of the legs. This exercise will help ensure that you are using your legs during the initial pull, and not just your arms or back.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Every Wednesday we will be featuring a new Olympic weightlifting video from Sean Waxman of Waxman's Gym. Brush up on your technique and learn some coaching tips from a world-class coach.

Today we look at a problem that is prevalent among new lifters: not enough use of the legs. This exercise will help ensure that you are using your legs during the initial pull, and not just your arms or back.

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