The Jump Cue: Useful, or The Worst Thing Ever Created?
Jump has been the focus of contention in the sport of weightlifting, at least in the US, or at least on the internet among Americans, for several years (remember GoHeavy?). It’s one of a handful of things that provokes ire to a surprising degre... Continue reading
Calm Down… It’s Supposed to Feel Heavy
One of the most common reasons for lifters missing their heaviest snatch and clean attempts is the blow to their confidence experienced as the bar is first lifted from the floor. Suddenly it feels heavy, and that means it’s slow, and that means it’s impossible to accelerate, and that mea... Continue reading