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Archive for November 2013

What do you think of…….

****This is not and indictment of any particular training concept, coach, or fitness system.  It’s simply a description of how to make smart training  decisions and to rely on your judgment rather than the prescriptions of others. I got a question from friend recently who attended a seminar I worked.  This person, wanted to know what I thought of the using  the “Litvinov workout.” as a training mainstay.  If you’re […]

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Play the ball as it lies

David Van Skike The decision to “get in shape” or go on a diet are the most positive decisions people will make for their overall health, short of seeing a doctor.  Many of these individuals will seek the help of a personal trainer to solve these issues.  “I want to get in shape, I want to lose some weight, I want to feel better.”  Your  job as trainer is to […]

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Snatch, Clean, and GET YOUR CHEST UP!!!

As I’ve probably stated too many times already, I am a USA Weightlifting coach and have taught a number of people how to snatch and clean and jerk.  The point of this article is to point out an often overlooked technical aspect of the snatch and the clean. There are a lot of people out there teaching the Olympic lifts in a number of venues.  CrossFit, college weight rooms, powerlifting […]

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