technique Archives - Juggernaut Training Systems

  • 3 Common Mistakes in the Bench Press

    By Juggernaut | In Bench | on October 22, 2013

    Brandon Lilly breaks down 3 common mistakes in the bench press and how to fix them. Brandon addresses the following… Not fully locking out reps Elbow flare Bad leg drive Brandon Will Be Doing A Bench Press Webinar Soon for Strong360, Register and Check It Out!

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  • 3 Common Mistakes in the Clean

    By Colin Burns | In Crossfit Training, Olympic Weightlifting | on October 11, 2013

    Pan-Am Games qualifier and Team Juggernaut athlete, Colin Burns, shows you how to improve you clean. Colin demonstrates 3 common issue in the clean and how to fix them. In this video, Colin will show you how to… 1-Properly distribute your weight in your foot at the start of the lift 2-Stop the bar from […]

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  • September’s Best

    By Juggernaut | In Deadlift, Diet, Endurance, Mobility, Powerlifting, Squat, Training | on October 6, 2013

    At Juggernaut we strive to bring you the highest quality content from athletes and coaches who are currently in the trenches, training hard and dominating at the highest levels. In case you missed some articles this month, we’ve got you covered with some of our favorites from the month of September! 1. The Clean Eating […]

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  • Strength In All Positions

    By Zach Even-Esh | In Training | on September 25, 2013

    Technique is King… or Queen, depending on who you’re talking to. The understanding of where your body needs to be to produce maximum force while reducing chances of injuries are critical. This has always been on my mind: how to help athletes understand body positioning as well as reducing chances of injury while training AND […]

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  • Squat 101

    By Chad Smith | In Squat | on September 4, 2013

    The squat is the foundational movement to strength and athletic development. For powerlifters, strongmen, weightlifters and CrossFit athletes, success begins in the squat rack; and for athletes looking to sprint faster, jump higher and move more powerfully-great squat mechanics and the strong hamstrings, glutes, quads and hips it develops are critical. Check out this tutorial […]

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  • Squat Tips and Cues from the Chicago Seminar

    By Juggernaut | In Squat | on June 19, 2013

    A few weeks ago, Team Juggernaut, held a 2 day seminar at Crossfit Chicago. It was an awesome event with athlete’s hitting PRs everywhere under the watchful eye of our coaching staff, including Brandon Lilly, Paul Carter, Eric Lilliebridge, Ernie Lilliebridge Sr, Ernie Lilliebridge Jr, Caitlyn Trout, Pete Rubish, Chad Wesley Smith and the greatest […]

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  • Self Assessment and Constant Improvement

    By Blaine Sumner | In Powerlifting | on June 13, 2013

    In this strange world of Powerlifting, there are freaks who come out every year and set the sport on fire; then disappear as fast as they came in. A major reason many gifted lifters come and go so quickly is because the gains quit coming as easy. Some lifters can become world class in a […]

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  • The Power of Words

    By Adam Kuehl | In Sports Training | on April 29, 2013

    Lately I’ve been thinking about my coaching style and how I get athletes to realize that the developed program will produce desired results. As a collegiate strength and conditioning coach in Olympic Sports you can almost be guaranteed to have more than one sport. Currently I am working with men’s golf, softball, sprinters, jumpers, multi […]

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  • 3 Reflections on the 2013 CrossFit Open

    By Ryan Brown | In Crossfit Training | on April 10, 2013

    First off, I want to make the disclaimer that my “reflections on the CrossFit Open” are as a coach and not as an athlete. I didn’t even do the workouts. I didn’t train for it and know damn good and well that I couldn’t have competed with the people that I would have expected myself […]

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  • Turkish Get Up Like A Boss

    By Stacey Schaedler | In Crossfit Training, Mobility, Rehabilitation, Training | on April 3, 2013

    The Turkish Get Up is by far the most intricate of all the kettlebell lifts. Many will argue that it is the most complex lift around, seeing as it requires the entire body to work together in order to complete. It also happens to be my favorite. Whether you are a newbie or a seasoned […]

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  • Russian KB Swing and Crossfit KB Swing

    By kris freeman | In Crossfit Training | on March 27, 2013

    I’ve been using kettlebells since 2004 when I discovered Dragondoor and Pavel, the “Evil Russian”.  I learned one way to swing a Kettlebell, how it was taught by Pavel on the Russian Kettlebell Challenge VHS tape. That was before young Freeman discovered Crossfit, and well before the American Swing was the Crossfit standard. Since then […]

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  • 12 Fitness Lessons

    By Greg Robins | In Training | on February 20, 2013

    The truth is, I haven’t always been a strength and conditioning coach. Furthermore, I am still not solely responsible for training athletes to this day. I run 15 adult group classes a week, in addition to programming and coaching for athlete’s for 20-25+ hours a week. I have spent time helping people in a ritzy […]

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  • #SquatWeek Lost Videos

    By Chad Smith | In Squat | on February 13, 2013

    During Squat Week, I had some issues with my new video camera and couldn’t upload videos that I had made to help you all learn. Luckily, I got that issue ironed out and here are the videos that you missed… Dealing with Knee Pain What Squat is Best for Athletic Training? What Shoes are Best […]

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  • Teaching the Pull

    By Colin Burns | In Olympic Weightlifting | on February 5, 2013

    The debate about how coaches should teach the pull in Olympic Weightlifting has been ongoing for quite some time.  After discussing the topic with a few well established coaches, I have realized a few simple facts.  First, there are two sides to every debate.  Good versus Evil, Dogs versus Cats, Packers versus Bears, Michigan versus […]

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  • Squat Technique with Team Juggernaut

    By Juggernaut | In Squat | on January 24, 2013

    Team Juggernaut is home to some of the best squatters in the World and best coaches. Check out these breakdowns of some of our fans’ and readers’ technique. Check it out and learn…

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  • Squat Development for Weightlifting

    By Jacob Tsypkin | In Olympic Weightlifting, Squat | on January 23, 2013

    Since the press was eliminated from competition in 1972, weightlifting has become a completely lower body dominant sport.  Yet – not surprisingly – there is much debate over the best methods by which to develop leg strength for weightlifters. Sometimes – very surprisingly – there is even debate over the need for weightlifters to have […]

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  • Warm up for Improved Performance

    By Ryan Brown | In Mobility, Squat | on January 22, 2013

    The squat is regarded by most athletes as the most important lift. For Powerlifters it is their main competition lift, for weightlifters it is something you are doing nearly everyday, for CrossFitters it is not only a lift used to gain and gauge maximal strength, but it is a movement that is involved in a […]

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  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective Squatters

    By Chad Smith | In Squat | on January 21, 2013

    Run faster, jump higher, tackle harder, whatever your athletic goal is, improving your squat will help you reach them. The squat is ultimate developer of quad, hamstring, glute and hip strength and these are the muscles that are responsible for sprinting speed and jumping ability. It is no coincidence that Olympic sprinters, the fastest athletes […]

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  • Get To Know Squat?

    By Juggernaut | In Squat | on January 17, 2013

    Starting Monday January 21st, JTSstrength.com is brining you SQUAT WEEK! Six days dedicated to the king of all lifts, the squat. All this week we will have articles to help you improve everything about your squat; from programming to mobility to technique and nutrition, everything you need to know about squatting will be covered. Team […]

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  • Get to Know Ariel Stephens

    By Juggernaut | In Olympic Weightlifting | on January 5, 2013

    Name: Ariel Stephens Age: 22 Height/Weight: 5 ft.3 in. / 69 kg Hometown: Woodland, California Current City: Woodland, California Years Training: 10 months (Since March 2012) Years Competing: 10 months PRs: 76kg Snatch, 98kg Clean & Jerk Where You Train: Recently, I have been training in different gyms all over. I primarily train in Woodland, by myself at […]

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