Tia Toomey’s Go-To Snatch Warm-Up

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August 14, 2019

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

About Damect Dominguez

Co-founder of BoxLife Magazine. Author: Training Day: 400+ Workouts to Incorporate in Your Training.

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