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Jace Derwin

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Jace develops Volt training programs, writes sport performance content and coordinates Volt's team of consulting strength coaches. Before Volt, Jace worked as a sport scientist and has trained athletes since 2010. He specializes in the instruction of Olympic Weightlifting technique and he obtained his BS in Exercise Science from Seattle Pacific University. Jace currently competes in Olympic Weightlifting and is a Lift Big Eat Big Sponsored Athlete.
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It All Starts With the Squat

Lacrosse athletes—and all athletes in general—will benefit from progressing into heavy squats. While enticing, the road to big weight on the bar starts by mastering unloaded movement mechanics first.
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3 Ways to Save YOUR Shoulders

The shoulder is very unique in that it is the most mobile join in the human body is used in nearly every human sporting action. And due to its large range of motion (ROM), the shoulder can end up in some highly stressful, unstable, injury-prone positions.
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How to Build Grip Strength

Forearm and grip strength are often overlooked in a lacrosse athlete’s training plan—but definitely shouldn’t be. The muscles of the hand and forearm are the final point at which energy is transferred from your body into the stick.