Why perform a different movement pattern than the primary lift you want to improve? To help athletes achieve physical superiority, Coach Kim Goss explains why we should ignore the functional training hype about the triple extension and do Olympic lifts as they were intended.
Research and real-world evidence disputes the claims of those promoting the hip thrust, which has little value to a sprinter and may cause injury. There are better options to develop faster sprinters.
Are partial Olympic lifting exercises really as good, or better, than the full movements? Coach Kim Goss says absolutely not—and explains why.
Mindful that no strength coach wants to turn their sprinters into bodybuilders, Coach Kim Goss uses research and observation to show how strength training programs, especially those that emphasize elastic strength, can help sprinters achieve physical superiority.