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2 pod cleans
Coach, When looking at the 4day 12 week program I noticed 2 position cleans. When approaching 3 position cleans/snatches I usually go clean or snatch from the floor then just below the knee then mid thigh. I was wondering how I should approach the 2
Clean critque
Coach, I've been having issues with my clean as soon as go heavier than 250 lbs. When the bar is gets heavier have the tendency to let the bar go away from me causing me to have to jump forward to catch or not able to catch it all. I was wondering
Shoulder position
Mike, I have read in at least two sources that say that the shoulders should be behind the bar in the power/hip position. I learned that the bar should be in front of or at least over the bar in the power position. How do you teach it? Thanks
Addressing Squat Clean weaknesses
Hi Coach. I'm at a point (2 years of CrossFit and Oly lifting) where I'm trying to build the right habits for the next 10 years but am unsure which way to train my weaknesses out. My problem is this... I power clean 235# fairly easily now and split
Critique of clean and jerk?
Hi Coach, Could you please take a look at my lift please and give me an idea of how to improve? I feel I'm jumping backwards a little, my feet need to be set accurately from the start and that I have abit of a don
Moving forward
Dear Coach, On heavy clean and jerks I keep being pulled forward rather than jumping back. This results in missed lifts at higher weights. Now I have been working with pendlay rows so that I have a stronger back and back extensions because I lack ba
Caving in
Dear Coach, When ever I start lifting around 85% + I tend to cave and dump the clean forward. I ride it down fine but once I hit the bottom of my squat I cave and lose the clean. It is really holding me back. Any suggestions?
Crossfit Cycle?
Hey mike. I want to start doing your crossfit wods. I'm not new to crossfit, oly lifting or 5/3/1. I see that you do a 12 week cycle for the oly wods. Do the crossfit wods follow the same cycle? Since this cycle started 9 weeks ago would it be wise t
Sub for sled work?
I don't have a sled. What would you sub for sled push, drag, forwards & back? Thanks.
Elbow rebend
Hey coach I know you probably get this question a lot but I'm having a lot of trouble locking my jerks out. My elbows just do not want to cooperate. I've tried everything from jerk balances to jerk supports. I've tried mobility wod thinking it migh
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