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Recovery from Jerk
Hi Mr. Burgener, I recently fell in love with Olympic Lifting and have been training more and more in snatch, c&j, overhead squats, front squats and back squats. Everything has been fine and I've been progressing quite a bit until the last few wee
What stretching do you recommend for Oly lifters?
What stretches for oly lifting?
Muscle tightness
Coach, I have been experiencing some muscle tightness particularly in the neck; where the trap goes up into the neck. It's not all the time. It's not usually painful, just uncomfortable. Could it be a result of overtraining? Any suggestions on this
Rest in Between Sets
I was searching through your Q&A and I couldn't find anything on rest in between sets. I am currently on the 2nd week of your 12wk workout program. I have been resting one minute in between sets. Any clarification? Thanks.
Lingering soreness
What can i do to get rid of or prevent soreness that lingers for several days after a workout? usually it interferes with my lifting for the rest of the week.
Sore Legs
After squatting heavy, my legs will be sore for several days. The soreness is bad enough that it will interfere with my next couple workouts and because of this I usually only squat once per week. What's even stranger is where my legs are sore. My
ICE?
COACH B, THANKS AGAIN FOR COACHING ME IN THE WORLD TEAM QUALIFIER AND THE NATIONALS, MEANS A LOT. I HAD A QUESTIONS REGARDING "ICE", YOU MENTION IT IN SOME OF YOUR WODs AND I WAS WONDERING WHAT SPECIFICALLY DO YOU DO WITH ICE? I'M CONSTANTLY ON M
Shoulder weakness
Coach- I am having a problem getting more than one heavy workout in per week. For example, if I snatch heavy on Monday I am not able to snatch or clean and jerk the rest of the week with any significant weight. My best lifts are 120/155, so if wor
Oly Lifts & Yoga
Hi Coach!! I was curious if you had ever heard of anyone using yoga (once or twice a week) while training the Oly lifts. I have no flexability issues, so I don't want to be in danger of overstretching any ligamnets. I enjoy it because of the unloa
Heartrate As A Measure Of Recovery
I read several article where the heart rate was used as a training tool for Olympic weightlifters. Do you have any knowledge on what type of parameters are used and how?