If you haven’t heard of Coach Mike Burgener, he’s the Senior International Weightlifting Coach for the U.S. Somewhere along the way he got involved with the crossfit community. As you are all well aware of, crossfit loves the olympic lifts and uses them quite a bit in their programming. It’s great that he’s lending his expertise for all of us to be better athletes because these lifts are complex and take time and effort to master.
He has an excellent warm-up he teaches that all crossfit athletes use before each session. I was first introduced to the warm-up from Steve Liberati over at crossfit Tribe. The main point is to improve technique in order to increase performance but I really believe we can get a lot more from the warm-up. Continue reading