Mount Up or Miss!
Written by Michele Vieux
(Originally Published September 11, 2014)
A weak bar mount – your approach and set-up when taking weight off the rack – will lead to missed lifts, especially when the weight starts getting heavy. You must respect the weight and approach the bar like you are serious about moving it. Commit from the beginning or miss the lift.
What constitutes a weak mount? Any of these faults will result in your rack position – and therefore your lift –