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Explosiveness and Technique: Weightlifting Versus Powerlifting
When it comes to modes of lifting, our differences are not as significant as our similarities.
The Ultimate Weightlifting Warm Up
These warm-up exercises will help you address the most common limitations and technical faults in today's lifters.
The Jerk and Aging Elbows: How to Fix Your Lockout
It's a shame to see a lifter pull a huge weight but not quite make the lockout. Here are some of the causes and solutions.
A Case for the Wide Grip Jerk: It's Hard to Argue With Success
One thing that stood out at the 2015 Pan American Games was the wide grip jerks employed by quite a number of successful competitors.
Weightlifting at the 2015 Pan American Games
The Pan American Games are essentially the Olympics of the Western Hemisphere. Here's what happened on the podium in 2015.
Whither Goest Weightlifting? Exciting Times for a Growing Sport
Here's a look at where Olympic weightlifting has been and where it is going - from the perspectiveof an old-timer.
An 8-Week Mobility Program for Masters Olympic Weightlifting
Many masters athletes come into the game already somewhat beat up and immobile from life. This program is designed to mobilize and improve performance.
WiFi Weightlifting and the Problem With Online Coaching
You can learn anything in the world at the click of a mouse, but weightlifting should not be one of those things.
The 1st Pull In Weightlifting: Go Fast Or Slow?
The first pull in the snatch or clean tends to either be slow or fast, so it is all about the transition when it comes to lifting heavy weight.
Weightlifting Setups: Don't Lose a Big Clean With a Sloppy Jerk
There are a few key positions to consider when moving the bar from the clean to a powerful jerk.
Why Red Should Be Your Favorite Color on the Barbell
Don't let the red plates freak you out and instead use them to your advantage.
Pound for Pound Lifting: Who Is Stronger? (Wilks vs. Sinclair)
Bodyweight numbers and strength - what does the math say?
Women and Weightlifting (And How I Fell In Love)
Put aside gender stereotypes and pick up a barbell, because weightlifting can be a woman's best friend.
How Much Can You Press? A Brief History of a Big Lift
The overhead press is starting to regain popularity for a good reason - it is the perfect way to build upper body stability and strength.
Weightlifting for Athletes: Should You Be Power Jerking?
Power jerking might not have a place in competitive weightlifting, but for the general athlete, it might be just what you need to gain a powerful edge.
Static Stretching for Flexibility In Weightlifting
Many coaches have written off static stretching from their programs, but you should reconsider adding it to your routine.
A Closer Look: The Height of Female Lifters
Rising standards, height, and body composition in the realm of female weightlifters, examined.
More Isn't Always Better: Proper Training Intensity in Weightlifting
Find out what percentage of zone lifts provide the best conditioning for your goals.
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