Perspective on Olympic lifts | CrossFit Mansfield
We see a tad less attendance somedays here at CFM. Notably on days we are working on the Olympic Lifts.
The Olympic lifts are the Clean, Jerk and Snatch. We often train these in complexes and breakdown the movements into pieces for practice at each level.
How dod these lifts apply to you? Lets have a look!
You think Oly lifts aren’t cardio? Think again…
Nobody complains about a press or a push press from the rack or a pull up but guess what? You will move the weight or your body about one third of the distance as you would a full Clean and Jerk or Snatch. This is more taxing and you will literally use every muscle in your body for an olympic lift.
Oly lifts require skill and discipline. You will have to perform more reps in order to meet skill requirements to lift even moderately heavy. Scared of discipline or skill? I don’t think so.
An Oly workout can be great in as little as half an hour. Leaving you more time to train other…
This is only a snippet of a Crossfit Fitness Article written by cfmansfield
Read Full Article
This Content is Generated from RSS Feeds, if your content is featured and you would like to be removed, please Contact Us With your website address and name of site you wish to be removed from.
You can control what content is distributed in your RSS Feed by using your Website Editor.