View Single Post
Old 10-30-2012, 10:19 AM   #2
Greg Everett
Greg Everett's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 1,810

Originally Posted by Peter Möller View Post
From what I understand the heels should be under the hips and the toes turned out to about shoulder width.
This is a starting point to finding the appropriate stance, not the appropriate stance itself. From this position, you need to experiment to find what works best for you. Keep it simple - open the hips to whatever degree feels comfortable and allows you to sit in completely and upright, then place the feet under the thighs and parallel with the thighs.
Olympic Weightlifting: A Complete Guide for Athletes & Coaches

"Without a doubt the best book on the market about Olympic-style weightlifting." - Mike Burgener, USAW Senior International Coach

American Weightlifting: The Documentary
Catalyst Athletics
Performance Menu Journal
Greg Everett is offline   Reply With Quote