Breathe, Settle (not in life), Jerk
Written by Sage Burgener
In my opinion, the jerk is the most under appreciated lift in the sport of Olympic weightlifting. Let it be known that this is entirely because I’ve always been great at them.
As much as I love jerks, I can understand why people may not agree. We spend a lot of time in our squat stance and whether we jump into that squat stance or not, it’s a very comfortable, strong position for most people. Where as the split stance position is often foreign and uncomfortable –