Since we are focusing on Olympic Weightlifting this month take some time to read about your starting position

The Olympic Lift Starting Position – Greg Everett

The starting position (and first pull by relation) is a topic that has attracted a considerable degree of confusion, skepticism and attitude within the CrossFit and broader strength and conditioning communities (not within the weightlifting community—there’s little disagreement on what works and what doesn’t). I’m going to do my best to clear up this little misunderstanding and save people the trouble of having to unlearn bad habits.

Keep in mind during this adventure that what I present here is in no way some original creation of mine. I’ve not attempted to reinvent a perfectly functional wheel or prove the weightlifting world wrong with my superior intellect—I’m simply teaching and describing what has been demonstrated most effective by coaches and athletes around the world for years.

Click here for the rest of the article from Catalyst Athletics.