When the two-time fittest woman on earth and Olympic weightlifter Tia Toomey posts a tip online, you better believe the fitness community listens. Toomey recently posted her “go-to” snatch warm-up on her Instagram account, and it’s received over 300,000 views.
Check out what Toomey does to get every joint, head-to-toe ready to drop under some big weight. All barbell movements are with an empty bar:
Ideal snatch warm-up
5 inch worms
5 behind-the-neck snatch grip presses
5 behind-the-neck snatch grip presses in a quarter squat
5 Sots presses
5 continuous jumping squats with barbell in back rack
10 Ninja squats (5 on each side) with barbell in back rack
5 hang muscle snatches
Video below. Happy snatching!
Photo by Emily James Photography