The following is a blog from Stephanie Smith:
My first day of Olympic lifting training was, in one word, humbling. I’d just started CrossFit the week before and was intrigued by the idea of a two-hour Saturday session based entirely on form.
“Two hours?” I remember thinking. “What could they possibly cover?” Turns out, I underestimated the power of proper execution—and the time it takes to perfect form.
As I worked my way up from gym newbie to seasoned lifter (though I’m not there yet), I noticed that a lot of the lessons I’d learned under the weight of the bar translated from the gym to an office setting.