Everyone loves max out day. But before you jump under the barbell, it’s important that your mobility and warm-up are of PR quality. Try these three easy pre-workout stretches, activation and mobility drills before the next time you squat or clean and see if you notice a big improvement in your squatting!
The CrossFit and Weightlifting world both give you many opportunities to accumulate volume of shoulder to overhead. Thrusters, Push Press, Strict Press and Jerk test not only your strength with putting weight overhead but can also test the flexibility and stability of your wrists.Here’s the down and dirty on Wrist Wraps and how they can potentially help you while you train.
Walk into any gym these days, be it a CrossFit box, Olympic Lifting gym, or even your standard Gold’s Gym, and you’ll see a variety of different weightlifting belts being used. For those new to lifting, you might wonder if you should be using a belt at all, while others who have been lifting for a few years now might be considering switching from velcro to leather.