In Episode 5 of the Athletic Lab Sport Performance Podcast, Mike Young tackles many common questions regarding using the Olympic lifts for sport:

  • Why use Olympic weightlifting for athletic development?
  • Guidelines on sets and reps
  • Preferences on power snatch vs. power clean
  • Should we use hang, power, or full variations and reasonings why?
  • How to use different variations during the training year
  • Strategies on building work capacity with the lifts (EMOM, complexes, etc.)
  • What if we can’t Olympic lift?

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