Grip Series II: The Hook Grip

The sport of Olympic Weightlifting include two lifts: the snatch and the clean & jerk. In each lift, we accelerate the bar as we lift it and pull ourselves under the bar. One problem that can occur is that the bar slips in our hands as we try to accelerate it up. It may notContinue reading “Grip Series II: The Hook Grip”

Hand Care

Calluses form to protect the skin from pressure and friction. For CrossFitters, they show up on our hands. We hold onto barbells, kettlebells, row machine handles, and pullup bars for thousands of reps on a WEEKLY basis. Our hands take quite a beating and do all they can to protect themselves. This is all well andContinue reading “Hand Care”