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Do You Get Dizzy While Weightlifting?

Recently, one of my athletes told me that they were getting dizzy doing squat cleans. I watched them do another rep and noticed that they were holding their breath during the movement. The process of holding one’s breath while weightlifting is called the Valsalva Maneuver and it’s what most experts recommend that weightlifters do while performing near maximal lifts. The Valsalva more »