This boot camp has been a huge kick starter for me again as far as my health and fitness goes.
As a result, I have learned to love “the work”
Weightlifting is a very interesting form of this "fitness" thing we do. One day, it is our best friend. The next, it seems as if it's our first day touching a barbell. However, we always want to come back for more, we search again and again for that magical feeling of...
Being at Friction has changed my life.
“Assistance work is very literal, doing lifts or exercises that assist the two main lifts (snatch and clean & jerk). ” -Coach Mike
“Brace yourself, Holidays are coming!”
“I started my weight loss journey in March this year. Work was having a contest to see who could lose the most, and I joined.”
Coaches can’t be depended on to count 10+ athletes’ reps
“Use blocks if a lifter has hit a plateau in their strength or is struggling to learn a certain position of the lift.”
Have you ever felt like a limp noodle under the bar during a snatch? Maybe you’re not externally rotating as much as you should be.
Many of the overhead lift positions and many gymnastics movements all utilize this position!
“Upon graduating college I had tried may different fitness routines, and nothing was giving me the results I was hoping for.”