Lester Ho (@lesterhokw) is back this week with a talk on...
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Lester Ho (@lesterhokw) is back this week with a talk on momentum. Coaches will tell you not to “grip and rip” a bar off the floor, but do you know why? The obvious answer might be “to hold/maintain your position”, but what does that really mean? Lester is here to decode these messages in this 2 part series on the role of momentum in your lifts.
“Momentum is defined as the product of the mass and velocity of an object. In weightlifting, the goal is to generate sufficient momentum to displace the barbell overhead.