Episode 13: Weightlifting Etiquette & Culture with Sean Spraggins

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Keep Pulling chats with Sean Spraggins, a long-time and experienced Weightlifter and friend of KP! Liz Klauka also joins us to talk about etiquette and culture within the sport of Weightlifting. Hear about customary and polite behavior when taking part in training at a gym, being a part of a […]

#GetTechnical // The Effects of Head Position in the Snatch for Olympic Weightlifting

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Your head position and gaze can affect your lifts more than you might realize. The body will mostly follow the actions of the eyes and head. Above is an illustration we made for one of our Remote Athletes to show the effects of a neutral gaze/head position on a lift […]

#GetTechnical // Elbow Positioning in the Clean and Snatch Pull in Olympic Weightlifting

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#GetTechnical with your elbow position! The thing about pulls is that they need to mimic the positioning of the clean and snatch as much as possible. So, even though everybody pulls, here’s how to Keep Pulling the right way: In this video with one of our Remote Athletes, we are […]

Episode 12: Kilos Against Cancer

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Keep Pulling chats with Adler Edwards, the creator of Kilos Against Cancer! Kilos Against Cancer is an organization that is dedicated to raising both awareness and donations to the American Cancer Society through the sport of Olympic Weightlifting. Learn more about the inaugural KAC event at the Tampa Bay Area […]

#GetTechincal // The First Pull & Transition into the Hang Position for Olympic Weightlifting

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#GetTechnical with your “first pull”! Here, we are looking at the transition that occurs between the starting position and the hang position at the knees. Using the legs tor drive through the floor when starting from the ground will show: ✅Mostly vertical shin position at the hang ✅Bodyweight transition from […]

#GetTechnical // Extending Legs Through the Power Position in Olympic Weightlifting

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#GetTechnical with your extension! Even during light warm up reps, we must make sure that we are still achieving the proper positions all the way through each lift. In this video with one of our Remote Athletes, there is a lack of leg extension through the top of the extension […]