weightlifting

I feel the need to discuss some common mistakes that I see occurring frequently at local weightlifting meets.
I once heard a comedian say, “There is a weirdo on every city bus…and if there isn’t, you’re it.”
Prior to a national weightlifting competition, I took a non-traditional approach to my training. What follows is an outline of the program I created.
It is often possible to catch yourself, take a breath, and recover. At other times you may pass out.
As a lifelong follower of weightlifting, I can say interest in the sport is at an all-time high. So there will continue to be a need for competent instruction.
Most laypersons will bet that weightlifters have little jumping ability. They are just too big and slow, right? This is now refuted frequently, but the Soviets actually refuted it decades ago.
It is increasingly common to see children beginning a serious sport career. However, the age a child can start weightlifting is not a function of chronological years, but one of biological years.
Physiologically, adults and kids are both made up of bone and muscle tissues, they have the same organs, and they need the same fuels. So, why is it you can’t train them both the same way?
Today I discuss the benefits of yoga for strength athletes with Ana Forrest, founder of Forrest yoga. Learn how yoga can make your muscles smart, not just strong and stupid.
I don't believe that weightlifting coaching for competition can be done properly online no matter how developed the quality of the medium. Here's why.
The HumanX X3 Competition Gloves are ideal for athletes who switch between many types of grips and devices during their workouts.
Track and field hammer throwing and weightlifting have both provided much insight into my greatest strengths and weaknesses as an athlete - and more so, as a person.
Watch this short video of Max Aita squatting his way up from an empty bar to 600lbs in the space of thirty seconds while the bar remains on his back.
I think part of the reason I love lifting is the fact that it is a lifetime journey of learning and strength. Here are 25 things I've learned so far along the way.
I challenge every box reading this to program workouts for one month without high-rep Olympic lifts or touch-and-go deadlifts. There are so many workout options not being utilized.
I have a degree in English Literature from Cambridge University and if you’d told me twenty years ago that I would end up building a career in strength training, I’d have thought you were mad.
The purpose of this article is to provide some helpful direction to the novice coach who might be perplexed at how to assess and progress a new athlete.