CT Fletcher is a six-time world champion in the bench press and strict press. Here are his tips for powerlifters. ***Profanity Warning***
Recently, I made the move back from the Olympic Training Center back to my home. It’s been wonderful to come home, but reverting back to the “real world” is going to be a challenge.
My greatest day in weightlifting didn't come in competition. It came while lifting an everyday object in 1970 at a summer job. It seems to have been more impressive than my Olympic lifts ever were.
If you have spent time around expert coaches, you know they see things normal humans don't. How did they develop this skill? Learn step-by-step how to develop the coaching eye for weightlifting.
People my age have no business doing certain exercises. I think there should be a rating system for exercises, with some rated R for "restricted movement" and mature athletes just shouldn't do them.
Coach Peter is our nutrition expert, but he is also a big fan of strength training and Olympic weightlifting. His wish list is a great assortment of quality equipment any strength athlete would love.
While thinking about my shopping I thought of my fellow iron-heads and what they would appreciate under their trees. I propose the following gifts to make their 2013 lifting soar to new heights.
Greg Everett is well known for his books on Olympic weightlifting. Now Greg needs YOUR help. Can you help him come up with the perfect products to finish out his holiday wish list?
Coach Nick Horton thinks weightlifting is fun. Fun, as in pink lifting belts and polka dot duct tape. Yep, look no further for the most FUN fitness gift list you'll find this holiday season.
The push press has seen a resurgence of late, but does it have a place in weightlifting? Did Paul Anderson really push press 435lbs? And do you actually know how to do it properly?
For decades I’ve been hearing the complaints about technique coaching and training the snatch and clean and jerk. Here's why you need technique and there's no excuse for skipping over it.
Currently my training is about recovering from getting the metal bar out of my wrist. It's hard to watch other people lift when I can't. Here's some video of my one-armed snatch, though!
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