Trainers & Coaches
The Importance of Sleep for Weightlifters and Other Athletes
Since we spend roughly a third of our lives asleep, I think it is important that we understand this process more, especially with regard to recovery from physical exercise.
The Barbell Rises: Challenges and Opportunities
The sport of weightlifting is growing faster than the supporting structure, but it's a good problem to have.
The Barbell Politicians
While not prevalent in the USA, weightlifters have a surprising history of political activity abroad.
The Greatest Olympian: Bolt or Phelps?
How can we compare the greatest sprinter and greatest swimmer in Olympic history?
The Olympic Weightlifting Primer
If you've caught the weightlifting bug, here's all you need to know to get started.
Qualifying for Rio: A Tale of Two Cities
Thoughts on my experience officiating at both the American and Canadian Weightlifting Olympic Trials.
Advice for the Newbie Weightlifter
Bewildered and discouraged at your start in weightlifting? Here are some ways to improve like a pro, even if you're brand new.
A Roadmap and Game Plan for Your Next Weightlifting Meet
Your preparation going into your next meet is as essential to your success as strength.
Brains and Brawn: How Smart (or Dumb) Are Weightlifters?
Think twice before calling someone a "dumb jock."
Stronger Lats for Stronger Lifts
Use these six exercises to build a bulletproof upper back.
Rises and Falls: Weightlifting in the Post-Soviet Era
Excellence in weightlifting is not permanent. Neither is mediocrity.
8 Tips for Success for Kettlebell Sport Athletes
Make the transition from kettlebell exerciser to kettlebell athlete.
The Complete Snatch Warm Up
Deconstruct your lift during the warm up to develop precision and speed.
Why You Keep Missing Your Jerks
Timing and technique can make all the difference between nailing it and bailing out.
6 Strategies to Succeed as a Novice Strongman
So you want to compete in strongman, but now what? Take these steps to build confidence for competition day.
World Champion Weightlifters Are Just Like Us
A newbie might expect to see blinding speed and perfect technique at Worlds. But that is not always the case.
CrossFitters: 5 Steps to Immediately Improve Your Weightlifting
Most of the time, we’re physically able to shift the metal. We fail because we psych ourselves out.
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