Written by Chad Wesley Smith
Max Aita, Head Coach of Team Juggernaut, breaks down every step of having a successful Weightlifting meet, from Taper, to Weight Cut, Warmups and Attempt Selection in this 4 part video series.
Designing an effective taper is a balancing act between decaying fatigue and maintaining fitness to ensure that you can put forth your best performance on the platform, where it counts. Max Aita discusses the considerations he makes when tapering Team Juggernaut athletes.
Effective weight cutting can make or break your meet performance. Max discusses how Team Juggernaut approaches their weight cutting and meet day nutrition protocols.
You’ve trained hard, you cut weight and now you’re in the backroom ready to get on the empty bar. Max Aita gives you his strategies to warm up and make sure you’re timing properly relative to when you’ll take your opener.
Picking the right attempts can be the difference between winning a meet and losing, Max Aita weighs in with Team Juggernaut’s attempt selection strategy.