Here’s a great video of CrossFit Rowing coach Shane Farmer snatching 235 pounds at the SoCal Regionals for the CrossFit Games. He is in the green shirt at timestamp 0:40, right after the poor guy with the epic fail. Great movement, great technique. Not sure many rowers have this kind of strength and mobility outside … More Video – Crossfit Rowing’s Shane Farmer snatches 235
I learn things every day. One of the most challenging things I’ve learned in Crossfit is the snatch. I hate them. I dread them. I stink at them. They hurt my shoulders and forearms. I used to cherry pick snatch WODs, I admit it. They have nothing to do with rowing, so why should I … More Snatches are for lifters, not rowers, right?
A big thanks to Steven and Heidi at Crossfit Affliction in Fort Lauderdale for welcoming me during my recent business trip down there! I really appreciated the intensive coaching on snatch technique, which is one of my (many) weaknesses. I probably performed 50 snatches during a skill session and WOD, and a lot of it … More Thanks to Crossfit Affliction!