7 August 2018


"The Olympic lifters are without a doubt the world's strongest athletes. These lifts {clean and jerk and snatch} train athletes to effectively activate more muscle fibers more rapidly than through any other modality of training. The explosiveness that results from this training is of vital necessity to every sport. Practicing the Olympic lifts teaches one to apply force to muscle groups in proper sequence, i.e. from the center of the body to its extremities (core to extremity). Learning this vital technical lesson benefits all athletes who need to impart force to another person or object, as is commonly required in nearly all sports.

Numerous studies have demonstrated the Olympic lifts' unique capacity to develop strength, muscle, power, speed, coordination, vertical leap, muscular endurance, bone strength, and the physical capacity to withstand stress. 

It is also worth mentioning that the Olympic lifts are the only lifts shown to increase maximum oxygen uptake, the most important marker for cardiovascular fitness."

-taken from the CrossFit Level 1 Trainer Guide

Workout of the Day

Every 2 Minutes, for 16 Minutes

1 Snatch

*Build to a heavy single for the day.

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