Home   |   Contact   |   Help

Get Our Newsletter
Sign up for our free newsletter to get training tips and stay up to date on Catalyst Athletics, and get a FREE issue of the Performance Menu journal.

Go Back   Catalyst Athletics Forums > Training > Training Logs

Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 04-07-2012, 01:25 PM   #11
Ryan Hutchings
New Member
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 20

I just wanted to note a new fundamental technical principle I've come to understand while reading "Power Trip" by Dan McCauley:

Basically, the triple-extension that I read about, and that is often still taught to many lifters, is incorrect. According to McCauley, the extension of the ankle and knee creates unwanted forward momentum, causing both the bar and the lifter to be in inefficient positions by the 3rd pull (getting under the bar).

The emphasize should be on the hip extension and strengthening it (which would be the "3rd" extension in the triple extension). It should be the core, quite literally, of both the technique and focused strength training to maximize lifting potential.

...Learning, lifting, loving.
My training log - http://www.catalystathletics.com/for...5945#post95945
Ryan Hutchings is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:40 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9 Beta 3
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Receive emails with training tips, news updates, events info, sale notifications and more.

Submit your question to be answered by Greg Everett in the Performance Menu or on the website

Submit Your Question

Catalyst Athletics is a USA Weightlifting team of competitive Olympic-style weightlifters with multiple national team medals.

Read More
Olympic Weightlifting Book
Catalyst Athletics
Contact Us
Products & Services
Weightlifting Team
Performance Menu
Magazine Home
Subscriber Login
About the Program
Workout Archives
Exercise Demos
Text Only
Instructional Content
Exercise Demos
Video Gallery
Free Articles
Free Recipes
Recommended Books & DVDs
Olympic Weightlifting Guide
Discussion Forum
Weight Conversion Calculator