OLYMPIC WEIGHTLIFTING

Jason Li, Exercise Science BS, USAW LVL2, Catalyst Athletics LVL1, NSCA-CPT  Squatting is one of the main accessory exercises for Olympic lifters to build general leg strength. The front squat in particular specifically builds posture strength that carries over well...
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Jason Li, Exercise Science BS, USAW LVL2, Catalyst Athletics LVL1, NSCA-CPT  Programming for Youth (under 15) Encouraging youths to start lifting weights offers a number of different benefits, from learning safe lifting technique early on to proper use of different...
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Jason Li, Exercise Science BS, USAW LVL2, Catalyst Athletics LVL1, NSCA-CPT  The biggest challenges that coaches have when programming for masters athletes (over 35 years old) is their flexibility/mobility and their rate of physiological decline with age. Older athletes, particularly...
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