Here is the CrossFit Mobility / Movement Team taking apart the CrossFit Games 2012 12.1 Workout: Complete as many reps as possible in 7 minutes of: Burpees Kelly Starrett: Carl Paoli Jami Tikkanen Also check out Mikko Salo’s experience with 1000 burpees for time.
Paul Carter has a good post up about Hip Height and Foot Position in deadlifts. hip height is determined by how close you are to the bar if you have short arms and go shin close to the bar = hips high, almost like stiff legged deadlifts bar closer to toes allows you to drop the […]
Jesse Burdick helps Max Aita with his Sumo Deadlift form. Biggest issue here: keeping a more neutral spine. Errors: hips to low, he squatted the weight of the floor too big of an arch in lower back Fixes: packing the neck locks thoracic spine focus on getting the hips just low enough to grab the bar shoulders over […]
Head on over to Cathletics and read Greg Everett’s “Six Truths of Weightlifting Technique”. The lifter and barbell system must remain balanced over the feet. The barbell and lifter must remain in close proximity to each other. There must be no time wasted at the top of the pull. The relocation under the bar is […]
When Misha talks about squat technique you better listen. … Even if you don’t understand a word of Russian.
Read Donny Shankle’s post on Board Jumping for quicker feet.Looks like a nice CNS shocker. Reps: 3Sets: 5Duration: 5 minutesPlacement in Training: Use the exercise the day prior to maxing out. Also, always end the training session with this exercise.
Jon North has Part 2 of of the Hit and Catch Drill for the snatch.
Jon Gilson from Again Faster and EC Syncowski explain how to maximize efficiency on the Concept 2 rower. Concept 2 also has a couple of technique videos on their site. Setting up and common mistakes. Leg drive, body swing, pull return stroke should take about twice as long as the out stroke Another quick technique instruction with Olympian Erin Cafaro. […]
Check out the articles by the Queensland Weightlifting Association.Lots of good information.Like the articles on correcting common errors in the Clean and Jerk and Snatch.