Tag Archives: Lifting

The Average Guy's Guide to Olympic Lifting

Bodyweight tabatas, burpees, and HIIT training can be fun, but if you spend enough time in the gym, you just may find yourself exploring Olympic lifting. Moves like the power clean-and-jerk and barbell snatch can build strength, explosive power, and serious muscle — and they just plain look cool, too. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below… Read More »

How to End Shoulder Pain From Lifting

Shoulder injuries don’t discriminate. They account for up to 36% of all major weight-room injuries (that is, the ones severe enough to require medical attention), and they target big and small guys equally. Morey Kolber, Ph.D., C.S.C.S., was one of those casualties. “I separated one shoulder and partially tore the rotator cuff on the other… Read More »