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Forget Olympic Lifts: Build Awesome Explosive Power With Med Ball Exercises

When training individuals of all populations and backgrounds, there should always be one main underlying objective: "Do no harm!" As fitness professio...

By: J.T. Kotowski

A Beginner's Guide to Coaching Olympic Lifts: Starting Strong

This article is Part 1 of a series on coaching the Olympic lifts The Snatch and the Clean and Jerk are highly popular exercises in strength and con...

By: Jay Mendoza

New Study Shows You May Not Need Olympic Lifts to Increase Your Vertical Jump

Dunking a basketball, catching a football over a defender, elevating to spike a volleyball are all athletic movements where a big vertical jump is a h...

By: Jake Tuura

How to Properly Use Olympic Lifting to Improve Sports Performance

  There's a good chance you will come across Olympic lifts in your training program in your athletic career—especially if you're a football play...

By: Andy Haley

How to Master Your Clean and Jerk Form

The Clean and Jerk is one of the two lifts that athletes compete in at the Olympic Games. It's also a potent exercise for developing total-body power....

By: Andy Haley

Latest Videos in Olympic Weightlifting

Track and Field In-Season Training With Texas A&M

Texas A&M Track and Field trains hard during the season to maintain their top form and athletic ability, as well as to gain an edge over the rest of their opponents.

The Aggie Tradition at Texas A&M

Texas A&M Track and Field thrower Landon Hartwick talks about the tradition and comradery that is instilled in every athlete who chooses to be an Aggie.

Getting Recruited for Track & Field

Texas A&M Track and Field thrower Landon Hartwick discusses tips for making your name known and how to ensure you get recruited by a top school.

Texas A&M Track and Field: Proper Lifting Technique

Allen Kinley, director of strength and conditioning for Olympic and team sports at Texas A&M, explains how focusing on form--and not weight--for a Front Squat can teach proper movement mechanics.

Creating Speed With Texas A&M Track and Field Sprinters

The Texas A&M Track and Field sprinters perform the Hang Clean to Front Squat to help maintain their speed and power, with coaching by Allen Kinley, director of strength and conditioning for Olympic and team sports.