From 10am to Noon. There will be an Olympic Weightlifting option, a Powerlifting option, as well as a CrossFit workout. You can also use this time as an Open Gym Session, just make sure you have a plan. If you are feelng the effects of yesterday’s efforts come on in and mobilise.

SUNDAY READING/WATCHING – a bit of a theme today.

Hips, Meet Bar: The Extension of the Snatch and Clean

When it comes to the barbell’s contact with the body during the extension of the snatch and clean, it seems the issue has been divided into two camps, which in my opinion are not accurately representative of what’s happening, but exist nonetheless: brush and bang.

Brush vs Bang

Q: I see videos where athletes bang the bar off their hips, so I thought you were supposed to bang the bar off your hips. Is that wrong?

Here is what Klokov thinks