Strength & Conditioning – Sean Waxman: Week 2, Day 1

Week two of Olympic weightlifting with world-class coach, Sean Waxman, begins today! Jump in!

We are in our second week of programming from featured coach Sean Waxman. Sean coaches Olympic weightlifting out of Waxman’s Gym in Southern California. Join in on this weightlifting training — four new workouts are posted each week, starting on Monday, and can be done on any day you have available.

To learn more about Sean, read our two part feature interview:

Part 1: “Building a Legacy”

Part 2: “On Being a Coach”


Front Squat

5 sets of 3 – 1 set each at 60%, 70%, 80%, 82.5%, and 85% of 1 Rep Max



70-75% of your 1 Rep Max

5 sets of 4


Behind the Neck Press (Snatch Grip) – 4 sets of 5

Sandbag Clean and Squat – 30 reps

Post weights and questions to comments below.