weightlifting

Strength training veteran Charles Staley is here to answer our readers' questions about life and lifting.
The physics of size and strength can help you determine your most competitive weight class.
For Tatiana Kashirina and Ilya Ilyin, age, ethnicity, and nationality have no bearing on what they can accomplish.
For the most success, avoid these critical oversights when setting your training goals.
Strength from the the kettlebell swing improves deadlifting, squatting, and even weightlifting.
Do you know how many weightlifters have won championships in three different weight categories?
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Athletes have died trying to make weight. Therefore, efforts at reform in this area crop up regularly.
Take a cue from old-time strongmen to build solid total-body strength and mobility.
Here are my picks of the most useful, most fun, and generally most awesome strength-related gifts.
Training a new weightlifter should involve the development of baseline athleticism.
What periods of development we can capitalize on, and what periods we must approach with caution?
The middle portion of pressing lifts is the most problematic. How do you get past these sticking points?
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Here's how we get a new athlete to approach the bar and simply set his or her back correctly without much thought.
Don’t fall prey to arbitrary movement standards that may not be appropriate for you. Train your body.
When preparing for competition, simplicity goes a long way. Focus on the big three (bench, squat, deadlift) for effective training.