Gym Maintenance & Weightlifting Tips

EP.132 | Empty Bar Warmups: The Snatch

EP.132 | Empty Bar Warmups: The Snatch
The first, of a 3-Part Empty Bar Warmup Series. If you've followed the Shield for some time, you would pick up on our love for Olympic Weightlifti...

EP.129 | 3 Must-Do's for Jerk Blocks!

EP.129 | 3 Must-Do's for Jerk Blocks!
Are Jerk Blocks included in your training program?   Jerk Blocks can be a fantastic piece of equipment to have in your arsenal at your local gym or...

EP.71 | Weightlifting Straps: How, when and which brand to use

EP.71 | Weightlifting Straps: How, when and which brand to use
Have you ever used weightlifting straps before snatching, cleaning, deadlifting or pulls?  Should you use them?  The questions go on and on...  We'...

EP.56 | A Drill to Engage your Lats for GIANT LIFTS!

EP.56 | A Drill to Engage your Lats for GIANT LIFTS!
Engage your lats!!  Use your lats!  How many times have you heard this coaching cue either from coaches or other athletes?  Do you know what they a...

EP.43 | Using Your Lats for Bigger Lifts!

EP.43 | Using Your Lats for Bigger Lifts!
Thanks for joining us for this week's #bartiptuesday.  This week we are joined by CrossFit Games Athlete and CrossFit Central Houston owner, Teresa...