Stack asked Struggling with Deadlifts? Try These Alternative Exercises I have seen that many times athletes (and non-athletes) struggling with the regular Deadlift, this article offers great alternatives.
EliteFTS discussed The Sumo Deadlift — You’re Doing It the Wrong Way a nuanced piece on the Sumo Deadlift and the application to training.
Power Clean, Power Snatch, and Olympic Lifting Articles
Bar Bend stated 10 Things Every Beginner and Intermediate Olympic Weightlifter Should Learn, simple and solid advice for everyone who trains the Olympic Lifting movements.
Stack explained How to Perform the Power Clean a really good article on the benefits of the Power Clean, what muscles are worked in the Power Clean and a pretty solid description of the Power Clean technique. Also, check out
Catalystathletics explained how to maintain a strong posture during the first pull, transition and second pull phase of the Power Snatch technique and Power Clean technique in the article Ask Greg: Correcting Tipping Over the Bar in the Snatch & Clean
To check out the different phases of Power Snatch technique and Power Clean technique, check out
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This message definitely hits home with me, as I always had difficulties understanding how to motivate someone externally, if they are not motivated intrinsically. Reminds me of the quote attributed to Jim Rohn ‘Motivation is what gets you started, discipline keeps you going.’