The Olympic lifting Athlete
So you’ve been training the olympic lifts for a while but your progress has stalled? Sound familiar? Enter Jedi Sean Waxman of Waxman’s Gym [@WaxmansGym]. Having coached numerous national competitors over his 25 year career, he knows the science behind successful lifters. What you may not expect is his belief that aerobic work in the form of sport can give an Oly athlete the edge. When periodized appropriately, how exactly does this translate to more power and efficiency.
In this episode Sean Waxman and The Crew discuss the overlap of sport and Olympic Lifting down to muscle fiber. Waxman generously gives an overview of how he programs microcycles leading up to a competition. Fascinating discussion on the potentially positive role fatigue has on performance and what it means to train to improve your average maximum force versus your absolute maximum force.
EMPOWER YOUR PERFORMANCE.
Now it’s time for you to empower your performance. Please forgive the abrupt end to this episode as we mistakenly cut the recording short. I assure you didn’t miss any significant goodies. Follow Sean on instagram @WaxmansGym or by heading to www.waxmansgym.com for more details on his coach’s development course.
A strength and conditioning coach since 2009, Cali has worked with numerous athletes spanning from rugby players to cross country skiers. Almost immediately after finding CrossFit in 2010, she was introduced to a program that better suited her athletic goals. With her existing background in powerlifting and football, she became a natural devotee to CFFB/PowerAthlete and testament to it's effectiveness. In 2012, she left D.C. and headed for the state named after her to be a part of the CrossFit Football Seminar Staff and a Jedi of Power Athlete HQ. Cali currently resides in Seattle where she works full time in law enforcement.
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