The Muscle Snatch: You're Probably Doing it Wrong
The basic movement of the third pull of the snatch is simple: the elbows need to move out and up toward the shoulders, reaching approximately shoulder height (usually slightly below), before the arms are turned over, and during this turnover, the elbows should remain at the same height relative to t... Continue reading
When Do You Push with the Arms in the Jerk?
In all three competition lifts, the timing of the transition between the upward extension and drive of the lower body to the pull or push under the bar by the upper body is a critical element of optimal lift technique, as well as a point of confusion for many athletes.
The jerk tends to get... Continue reading