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CrossFit 168 Story with Dean Weight
CrossFit 168 Story with Dean Weight

In this episode of the RAW Barbell Club Podcast, Dean Weight, the owner of CrossFit 168. Talks about his start in the fitness game. Opening his first gym and his trials and tribulations. I’ve wanted to sot down and talk with Dean for years. And unknowingly his been...

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Starting Olympic Weightlifting without a Coach (what should you focus on?)
Starting Olympic Weightlifting without a Coach (what should you focus on?)

Starting in the sport of weightlifting can be an intimidating prospect, especially as we arrive at the sport at older ages.

How you begin training should be dictated by your previous training history and your movement literacy.

If you have a high degree of strength (powerlifting) but need to work on the basic positions you need to attack that. High frequency is your friend.

On the other side if you come from a crossfit or gymnastics background you may have had experiences with a greater variety of movements. The basic positions involved in weightlifting may not be as challenging for you. Your approach should be more qualitative.

Disagree with Ash or Andy? Post your rebuttals below..

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