Video: Sean Waxman – Olympic Weightlifting Common Error #3: Bar Travels Away

Today's video from Sean Waxman demonstrates a simple way to make sure you keep your lats activated during the pull, which will keep the bar in an optimal position.

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.

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.

These videos will demonstrate some of the most common weightlifting errors and teach you exercises you can do to correct them. Today we will learn a simple exercise you can do with a partner to learn how to activate the lats. This will prevent the bar from traveling away from you during the pull.