Jump Hard Not High
Written by Sage Burgener
I think if I were forced to name my single most favorite aspect of Olympic Weightlifting, it would be the element of speed that is required for obtaining a heavy snatch and clean and jerk.
Generally, when people think about lifting heavy weight, they think of squatting and deadlifting. Squatting and deadlifting are amazing! I LOVE them! They’re two beautiful movements that require some technique and a ton of strength. However, they don’t require much speed.
Olympic Weightlifting is unique and special in that strength is amazing and useful and great to have,