Weightlifting coaching cannot be learned over a weekend, and even to practice it at entry level takes considerable preparation.
When decisions go against you or your athletes, you can feel like you’ve been unjustly penalized.
You have to do a certain amount of every lift to ensure strength and skill development. But how do you know which is weakest and how to adapt your training?
Are you making mistakes or missing elements in your training and coaching that you're not even aware of? Not after you read this article!
What are you doing with all those numbers in your lifting journal? Do you know the formulas you should be using to plan your training?
There is a phenomenon in CrossFit that is remarkably consistent across all time zones, borders, and accents. It’s the hitch and bounce.
First, I’m going to tell you how a warm up should go. Then, I’m going to discuss all the factors you aren't considering that might have you get injured.
Watching fellow lifters perform can be problematic. Get used to being watched, but don’t watch too many failures.
You think the only Brazilian sports worth mentioning are fútbol or beach volleyball? Jorge Califrer is pioneering the sport of weightlifting in Brazil.
Complacency and lack of consideration of all aspects of competition can cost you many kilos on your total.
Many lifters pull the bar upward unevenly. This is not ideal. In weightlifting, symmetry is everything.
Weightlifting does not really have a competitive season. So the question arises for newcomers: "How often should we compete?"
Is the consistency of the "get set" method better? Or the risk and reward of the "dive" method?
Great bars and bumpers are a given. But what other factors should be considered when opening your own weightlifting gym?
Recently, I came across a joke specific to our sport that will get a nervous laugh, especially for those of masters age.
Even though they are both legitimate, there is a difference when considering the utility and risks of each method.
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