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”

Grip Series I: Deadlift

Grip is an incredibly important part of exercise, and a part that we sometimes overlook. Over the next few weeks, we’ll tackle some of the different movements and some variations of grips. Up first, the deadlift. Look at Riggs crushing this deadlift! Back is flat, feet are just inside hip width, and the hands areContinue reading “Grip Series I: Deadlift”