We use theClean and Jerk in our FitnessTesting because we think that the rate of
improvement for the Clean and Jerk is a little faster than the Snatch in our opinion (from
what we have seen). People tend to plateau in their Snatch due to the highly technical
demand of the lift and newbies generally can’t get under a lot of load due to a range of
potential obstacles. We still think testing the Snatch is important, we just don’t use it in
our testing.
The 1 mile run is such a painful distance! Right at people’s anaerobic thresholds, making
it a battle between wanting to slow down because of the pain, or being able to maintain a
good pace for the whole 1 mile and pushing through that discomfort.
1RM Clean and Jerk
1 Mile Run

Name:  Rhonda Wilson
Age:   50
Occupation:  Retired Air Traffic Controller
Family:  husband Scott, daughter Isabel (age 13)
How long have you been coming to ISC?  21 months
What got you started?    Back in 2010, I was very sick with undiagnosed Celiac Disease. It took over a year to get a proper diagnosis. During that time, I was literally starving because everything I ate went straight through. I lost a tremendous amount of muscle and was very weak.  On the proper diet, I gained weight (too much), but not muscle. Fast forward to 2015: After being retired for 6-8 months, I found myself putting my daughter on the school ....