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Forum: Olympic Lifting

Discuss Olympic lifting and your personal programs.

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 01:18 PM
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Official olympic form check thread

Seeing as how form check threads appear constantly in other threads, why not this one? this thread will be used to help people with there form and keep form check threads to a minimal. Form check is on all olympic lifts including overhead press and powercleans.

gobbles‎, 07-05-2007 01:01 PM
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How to incorporate Oly lifting in a Powerlifting routine?

My routine at the moment: Mon - Squat and Deadlifts Wed - Bench Fri - Upper Back/Shoulders Assistance work at the end of the workouts as well.

SurfOnSilver‎, 07-05-2007 11:37 AM
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Official Olympic General Discussion

Some thigns don't deserve their own thread but are valuable. Where do you put these tidbits of information you come across and wish to share? Right here in general discussion...,1,Michael Doscher, MS,...

rogan181‎, 07-05-2007 03:33 PM
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official snatch thread

had to make it for such an awesome lift. discuss lift

athenafootball‎, 07-05-2007 10:49 AM
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olympic lifting

yeah this section is taking really taking off!! general discussion on olympic lifting?

athenafootball‎, 07-05-2007 01:13 PM
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Official Clean and Jerk Thread

Well, the snatch has one, so the C&J deserves one too =) I prefer it anyway... Feel free to post vids of record breaking C&J's, your own ones, tips on form, purpose of the exercise etc. Basically so anyone wanting to know anything about the lift can come here.

SurfOnSilver‎, 07-05-2007 01:05 PM
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What are your lifts?

Kind of a get to know you thread. Just give some info about your lifting. 1. Weight class 2. Best Snatch 3. Best C&J 4. Best Total 5. How long have you been lifting For me:

raffiki‎, 07-05-2007 10:05 AM
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everyone in this section should decide on a person they want to moderate. then maybe we can get the mods to make that person the mod of this section. go ahead, discuss

athenafootball‎, 07-05-2007 06:43 PM
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Official Olympic Lifting Form Tread

The olympic lifts have some of the hardest form to learn so I thought that a tread to help people learn proper form would be good. -Clean and Jerk- Preparation Stand over the barbell with the balls of the feet positioned under the bar slightly wider apart than hip width. Squat down and...

Sugar Shane123‎, 07-07-2007 10:27 AM
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The catch/rack

Wuttup, I am just starting to get into olympic lifting. I am takin this summer to learn the olympic lifts better. I have been doing hang cleans/snatches for about 2 years now for my sport (shot put/discus/hammer/weight) and with straps because the main reason that we do them is for the explosive...

Shaba65‎, 07-06-2007 11:43 PM
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Olympic Lifts for Hockey

I'm on Rippetoes and was thinking about swithcing it up a little and adding come olympic lifts in there to get some more strenght and power. Any suggestions?

hockeyplayer45‎, 07-05-2007 07:28 PM
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Olympic Lifting Gyms

Ok, this is more of a question really, and a thread everyone can contribute towards. If you know of any good gyms catered for Oly lifting, preferably with coaches, then post the info. If you know any in London it would be mighty helpful btw =D

SurfOnSilver‎, 07-05-2007 01:45 PM
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Shoulder flexibility

I really enjoy Oly lifting and support exercises like the overhead squat, but really lack the shoulder flexibility to do them with any type of effective weight. I had a rotator cuff/muscle imbalance problem for a while, and while my shoulder isn't frozen or anything the flexibility is lacking. I've...

PaHulkster‎, 07-08-2007 05:01 AM
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The Ultimate Strength Routine?

I want to get as strong as possible by October. I have been following Rippetoe's program for 4 months and have made good gains, but now the gains have slowed down alot. I am thinking about switching things up and bit and making a combo of all the compound lifts in Rippetoe's and Olympic lifts. I...

hockeyplayer45‎, 07-07-2007 05:45 PM
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schoolage nationals

anyone know what the age limits are for this event ? I know one can be 19 at the time of the competition but when is the latest the birthday can fall before one is considered a junior level lifter?

JustinStephan89‎, 07-09-2007 09:25 PM
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The Science Of Winning According To Vasili Alexeyev

Great article by Dmitry Ivanov about Alexeev and his training theories: I particularly liked this part: "Here they've put up a lot of mirrors in the gyms. They're good for furniture but not for training. When an athlete looks...

Arlecchino‎, 07-08-2007 04:33 PM
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getting started

how old were most of you when you started im 17 and plan on starting whenever i go to college as there is no coach around here

squats_for_tha_gurls‎, 07-07-2007 03:16 PM
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One Armed Dumbell Snatches: How to avoid rotator cuff injury?

What exercises and what can I do with my technique to avoid doing something like this? wrlifeLnmbo Right now if I think I am going to miss the lift I will just drop it or if I am already starting to get under the weight I will grab it with my free arm but neither of these seem to be perfect...

lanks‎, 07-05-2007 06:04 PM
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what belt for olympic lifting?

currently all I have for lifting heavy is my inzer powerlifting belt that is huuuuggggee and I need something a little more refined and still supportive and functional all at the same time. What do you see weightlifters wearing abroad when competing?Also does anyone know what the restrictions are...

JustinStephan89‎, 07-11-2007 08:45 PM
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Olympic Lifting meets

Are there any sites that have a list of meets?

power44‎, 07-12-2007 05:46 PM
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Basic O lift program.

Hello everybody this is my first post on these forums. I am interested in the olympic lifts and want to progress in them. Anyway football starts up soon and i have only 2 days to lift. About an hour each day i think. Anyway i cannot seem to find a decent program(at all) for this. Can anyone outline...

lifter60‎, 07-12-2007 01:44 PM
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From rack jerks.....

anyone do these ? for how many reps and sets ? whats your personal best ? how do you feel the isolation of the lift helps when doing full clean and jerks?

JustinStephan89‎, 07-12-2007 08:20 PM
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Hook Grip

Is the hook grip a necessity on cleans? I am trying to get used to it on snatches, but do I need to use it on cleans? (1st post is a noob one, lol)

getlean‎, 07-05-2007 09:28 AM
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Problems with my clean

Whenever I clean, for some reason I end up having to jump forward to catch the bar, and the bar doesnt land on my clavicles, but maybe in between my shoulders and biceps. Can anyone give me tips?s Maybe a weak full extension?

CHS55‎, 07-13-2007 02:56 PM
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Who here has competed ........

Anyone ever actually compete on this board or no? Ive done clean @jerk in competition but never the snatch so if you have competed please share with me things I should know ..........

JustinStephan89‎, 07-12-2007 08:16 PM
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