The snatch is a challenging, yet rewarding, lift to master. But, it does take time to learn the proper technique.
Strategy is an important factor in weightlifting competition. I've seen many times where a more skilled strategist has been able to defeat a stronger opponent merely by monitoring these factors.
Back in 1980, my weightlifting athletes at the Olympic Training Center informed me that Randy Gardner, pairs figure skating champion was executing clean and jerks in the 200lb range.
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.
Injury when weightlifting, like all other sports, is to be avoided. The instance of injury will be minimal if you take all possible steps that eliminate the chances for them to occur first place.
Dresdin Archibald is a 63-year-old weightlifter, accountant, and international referee. Here are twelve of his articles to educate and fascinate you.
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.
Remember you don't get strong doing a workout; you only get strong when you recover from a workout. Here are seven factors to add up how much recovery you need.
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.
A well-planned and well-executed weight loss of between 1.5 to 2% of body weight should have no negative influence on competition results. How is this to be done, and done safely?
Year upon year, it seems that more people step into the world of weightlifting. Luckily, we have a selection of weightlifting experts on hand to keep you stepping in the right direction.
With the rise in popularity of weightlifting as a sport and for improving performance, there has been a rise in misinterpretation.
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