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Thumbs up Sticky Thread Sticky: Every Olympic Lift with great form plus how to(vids)

www.aceathlete.com/hatch/video.htm helped me alot:)

no_one089‎, 12-22-2007 09:42 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Learning to lift on your own Phase 1

Phase 1 Body Weight Squats This is pretty straight forward, but here are a couple things to keep in mind. Start with your stance shoulder width and you toes pointed out slightly. Your knees must be able to move out to the side (follow your toes) this necessary for your hips to rotate...

raffiki‎, 08-29-2007 02:18 PM
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Deadlift Grip Strength

I thought I had decent grip strength before I started to do deadlifts. Turns out, not so great. I regularly use hand grippers/crushers and twist roller for grip strength. I spend a lot of time on pull ups and can hang from a bar for around 2 minutes max. I also hang from the bar for 3 sets of 1...

sen2two‎, 02-13-2019 06:32 AM
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Power Clean form check

Would appreciate some feedback on my power clean form https://youtu.be/zO5jkyxzuXk

amenhotepv‎, 12-21-2018 09:59 AM
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Bigger legs

Hi I was wondering what can I do to get bigger legs with pure strength and power

petros5150‎, 01-03-2019 01:32 AM
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Snatch form check

Hello, I’m trying to learn the olympic lifts and would appreciate any feedback that I can get on my technique. 3Z_fKoK3k1I

amenhotepv‎, 12-30-2018 03:40 PM
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Beginner Olympic lifting program with minimal equipment

What are some beginner programs for olympic weightlifting, there doesnt seem to be much of them online i dont have a normal bar, so i cant get a proper snatch width.i also dont have bumpers, so 1rm may be a bit risky

somefella31‎, 11-29-2018 07:40 PM
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No olympic lifting gym in my city!

Hello, So I live in a city that has no olympic liftting gym. I was thinking it cpuld be a nice buisness idea however, I have mo experince in buisness or olympic lifting, it is just nice to open such a place and hire some to teach me and other. What do you guys think?

abond008‎, 12-29-2017 05:53 AM
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How much did you guys power clean when you first started + at what age?

i started doing power cleans @ the beginning of this year started working on form with 10k on each side lol now im on 180lb

maSSive!‎, 09-04-2007 08:03 PM
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Deadlift form check

So yesterday I managed 1 max rep which was 100kg. I'm super happy with how my progress is going I'm clearly getting stronger. I know my form was horrible in this video, my form isn't usually like that, so I'll put it down to the weight as it broke my form quite easily. Previously to this I was...

zki123‎, 11-28-2018 07:59 PM
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What % of 1RM for explosive training?

I have been incorporating dumbbell variations of Olympic lifts into my training program for max-strength. From what I understand, they also aid in explosive strength as well. I am taking a back-off week this week, but I am making a training schedule for next week. I want to start incorporating more...

LuckyAH‎, 07-26-2018 08:54 AM
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Squat Clean Form Check

I've been trying to learn cleans and would appreciate any feedback on my form. https://youtu.be/SkVy-7UGEco https://youtu.be/gBLROfqBD_Y

amenhotepv‎, 11-26-2018 08:26 AM
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Am I Novice ?

18 Years old 155 lbs 6'0 squat - 200 lbs deadlift - 220 lbs bench press -143 lbs for 5 reps am i novice ???

shootingform‎, 11-24-2018 12:12 PM
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Should I get into olympic lifting

5'7, 15 years old, 53kg, 9 months of lifting I;ve kind of been interested in olympic lifting for a while now, but the following factors have held me back. 1, i dont have an aloympic bar, i only have a standard bar with metal plates, and it doesnt have knurling on the outsides so when i do a...

somefella31‎, 10-30-2018 03:14 AM
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Lifting for strength and explosiveness in Muay Thai

Hey guys, I've been doing MT for about a year now and I'd like to start lifting for strength, explosivness and to improve fast twitch muscle fibers ( I don't know if this stuff is even real but I've done like two days of research and this stuff gets brought up a lot for athlete training ) ...

teepNjab‎, 11-02-2018 02:28 PM
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Talking Training to become superwoman, I guess!

Hoping someone can advise me on concurrent training. Currently crossfit 3x week optional between Mon/Fri/Sat or Mon/Weds/Fri. I was incorporating strength work later in the day - mostly accessories -hypertrophy based reps. Looking to refine my technique, strength and power - have spoken...

smopheh‎, 08-19-2018 01:56 PM
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How to transition on weightlifting

Hello, I would appreciate if you can give me some advice on how to transition to weightlifting from my current state. I can't really say powerlifting, although I was following the Starting Strength program. A little info about me. I am lifting 2 years and a half constantly, most of the time I...

Mhche‎, 05-03-2018 08:40 AM
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Reebok Legacy vs Adidas Adipowers

I usually post these types of threads in Strongman/Powerlifting but I've recently started to lift using the Oly lifts. Except snatch, don't have the shoulder mobility for it....yet. I'm going to pull the trigger on a new pair of shoes. I currently have the Adidas Powerlift 3's and I'm looking...

icetrauma‎, 04-30-2018 12:40 PM
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Help, Have I been training too hard for my level?

So I've been lifting for years, but should be a lot bigger and stronger considering how long I have. I've primarily focused on Oly lifting and previously had set backs with tendonitis and I haven't always been in a caloric surplus or trained with a barbell as well as I have also tended to do a lot...

Hardgainzer‎, 06-23-2018 09:00 AM
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Unhappy Help?

I’m like 165 lbs Around 5 feet 10 inches in height 15 years old I’m trying to increase my weight to bulk but first i’m training for strength My bench is 155 for like 5 but for some reason it’s a struggle nowadays i can only do it for 1(muscles might be fatigued idk) When and how should i...

TLWeight‎, 06-12-2018 07:37 PM
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Posterior delt issues

I’m transitioning from a power lifting routine to Oly lifts. On my jerk, I’m having some posterior delt discomfort. This doesn’t occur in strict OHP or any other shoulder work. Sometimes it occurs during snatches but not as often. Any ideas what may be causing it? Poor form, muscles not use to the...

icetrauma‎, 06-27-2018 06:50 AM
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Oly gyms in Houston

I live in Pasadena and I've recently started to attempt the Olympic lifts. I'm really looking for a place that can teach good form and teach it safely without breaking the bank. I know a good is essential but I'm limited on training time due to my work schedule. All input is greatly...

icetrauma‎, 04-30-2018 12:43 PM
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Competition or Recreation

I wonder how many of you in the Olympic lifting stream lift purely for recreational purposes and do not lift to compete?

Cantplankwell‎, 12-12-2016 01:19 PM
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Stretches for Deadlifts + S****osis?

Hey guys...beginner here so please go easy! I was diagnosed with mild s****osis as a kid so my back is a bit wonky. It causes my hamstrings to be abnormally tight at all times. So, when I go to get into proper deadlift form, I can't really get my butt in the right position because my hammy's...

janetbronk‎, 04-12-2018 03:21 PM
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Blurays & DVD's

Doesn't seem to be many if any blurays out there covering the ROGUE Strongman annual contests, or Olympic Weightlifting...National powerlifting...the Animal Cage competitions...etc. Or am I just not finding them? Have Googled and looked on Amazon.ca. Seems to be very little media coverage. Or am I...

agc8‎, 04-09-2018 09:19 AM
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Power Clean: Elbow Tendinitis

Two days ago I decided to try adding power cleans to my program for explosive strength. I worked my way up slowly with good form doing many reps with light weight to get it down. That was until I reached 95 lbs I got tired and didn't catch the bar quite right. I caught it in my wrists instead...

TheLingerer‎, 03-15-2018 12:56 PM
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Klokov giving out weightlifting advice

Thought I'd share this here, Bradley Martin doesn't talk to much thankfully. Klokov is pure gold as ever a2tycd7W0oI

WolfRose7‎, 09-10-2017 06:47 PM
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