Bigger Squat for Bigger Lifts

Bigger Squat for Bigger Lifts

One of the best ways to develop your Olympic lifts is to get stronger. One of the best ways to get stronger is to squat, a lot. Regardless of what some people may say, Olympic lifting is a strength sport. Does it require a tremendous amount of technique and positional...
3 Tips for Improving Your Snatch

3 Tips for Improving Your Snatch

If you want to get better at the snatch you have to practice it – plain and simple. While we can definitely give you some nifty tips that will help you better understand the movement, there is nothing that will replace performing technically sound reps over and over...
Arsenal Barbell 2018

Arsenal Barbell 2018

The 2018 Arsenal Barbell Course is finally here!!! The Snatch and Clean and Jerk bring speed, power, coordination, and mobility to your strength training. While they are definitely the most fun lifts we do they also require the most technique. For those looking to...
7 Keys to Smashing Through PR Plateaus

7 Keys to Smashing Through PR Plateaus

Training plateaus are unfortunately common and can be very difficult to break through. Often, we get stuck on a particular weight for a lift or a WOD time and it becomes hard, both physically and mentally to break through that ceiling. When we first start doing...
Your Guide to Bulletproof Shoulders

Your Guide to Bulletproof Shoulders

CrossFitters know that strong shoulders are essential for our performance. We are constantly taxing our shoulders through gymnastics, Olympic lifting, and our pressing movements. So what could someone expect from adding extra shoulder work to their regular CrossFit...