41 minutes | Dec 11, 2018

Mira Kwon

Summary: Mira Kwon, the co-owner of Industrial Strength, an Accredited StrongFirst Gym in Portland, Oregon She is an accomplished weightlifter talks and in this episode, she talks about the benefits of Olympic weight training and how it differs from kettlebell movements. Show Notes: 01:16 — Mira talks about how she got where she is today and her athletic background. 06:34 — Mira talks about her training. 10:08 — Mira talks why someone would do Olympic weightlifting? 14:28 — Mira describes the clean and the power clean. 16:18 — Mira discusses the focus needed for Olympic weightlifting. 23:00 — Mira discusses the optimal training load 28:50 — Mira discusses the community and training philosophies of her gym. 35:20 — Closing thoughts on using the kettlebell swing to assist in Olympic weightlifting. Key Points: You need to build your skill around 70-80% where you have more control. The gym you create comes down to tone and mindset.
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