How-to Guide for Olympic Lifting from Men’s Health
Nothing inspires an exercise quite like watching others perform it at the highest level. This is never truer than when the exercise is literally just that, a physical workout. For those interested in lifting weights like an Olympian, there’s much more involved than just muscle strength. Form is critical for these particular types of competitive exercises. Fortunately, the safe and proper ways to learn these steps were recently covered in an article by Men’s Health. For example, how do you “clean” without hurting your back? Or, what’s an effective alternative to a “barbell snatch?” What is a “split jerk?” The article also covers the benefits of Olympic lifting and helpful tips, like workout frequency and how to stay flexible. Read more.