Strength & Conditioning – Sean Waxman: Week 3, Day 2

Day two of our third week of Olympic weightlifting programming from Sean Waxman. Today – back squat and hang power clean.

We are in our third and final 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”


Back Squat off boxes (1/4 squat height)

3 reps at 70%

3 reps at 85%

3 reps at 95%

3 reps at 105%

1 rep at 115%


Hang Power Cleans

2 sets of 2 reps at 60%

2 sets of 2 reps at 70%

2 reps at 75%


Back Squat

1 minute rest between sets

60% of your 1 Rep Max

4 sets of 10

Post weights and questions to comments below.