The Power Position: The Most Important Position In Olympic Weightlifting

The Power Position is arguably the single most important aspect of the Snatch and the Clean & Jerk (C+J). Here, Olympic Weightlifting veteran Danny Camargo shows us how to apply it to our lifts.

The American Kettlebell Swing vs the Russian Kettebell Swing: Both Sides of the Debate

Russian Kettlebell swing: Athlete performs a swing where the bell finishes in line with the torso or eye level. American Kettlebell swing: Athlete performs a...

Tricep Gainz: 5 Exercises to Strengthen this Muscle

If an athlete’s arms ever catch your attention, whether the person is male or female, you might actually be noticing the size of their...

6 Most Common Programming Errors

1. Not addressing your individual needs Glancing over major weaknesses and failing to address them is a big mistake. You must address the root cause...

6 Tips to Develop the Overhead Squat

The overhead squat (OH squat) is, for many CrossFitters—one of the most vexing movements in the CrossFit repertoire. It exposes weaknesses in flexibility, balance,...

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12 Tips for a New CrossFitter

1. Scale Know your limits. Let’s take the benchmark workout Diane. Diane consists of 21, 15 and 9 reps of deadlifts and handstand push-ups. The...

The Benefits of Training with a Weight Vest

‘Body Armor’  is the original name for the now famous Memorial Day WOD, ‘MURPH’. The workout is named after Navy Lieutenant Michael Murphy, was killed...

13 CrossFit Gym Etiquette Rules You Need to Know

Certain arenas require you to behave in a respectable manner. You wear the appropriate work attire because you are a professional and you are...

6 Tips to Develop the Overhead Squat

The overhead squat (OH squat) is, for many CrossFitters—one of the most vexing movements in the CrossFit repertoire. It exposes weaknesses in flexibility, balance,...

8 Reasons Why You Aren’t Getting Stronger

Strength is one of the most sought after fitness skills. The idea of moving heavy weight in a workout—not to mention the aesthetic benefits...

Your Top 10 Weightlifting Questions Answered

Daniel Camargo is a 24-year veteran of Olympic Weightlifting. As an athlete Camargo represented the U.S. in nine international competitions and set three American...

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