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More Isn't Always Better: Proper Training Intensity in Weightlifting
Find out what percentage of zone lifts provide the best conditioning for your goals.
Cleaning Up Your Dirty Clean: It's All About Technique
Olympic weightlifting is as popular as ever, and there are some common mistakes in the clean that need to corrected to stay safe.
Does Being Fatter Help You to Lift More?
Super heavyweights in weightlifting or powerlifting always seem to lift more and more as they get heavier. What gives?
Would You Be Better Off Power Jerking?
Let’s do a comprehensive comparison and contrast between the power jerk and the split jerk.
Strong Is as Strong Does: Your Ideal Weightlifting Weight
The physics of size and strength can help you determine your most competitive weight class.
The Future of Olympic Weightlifting: Ilyin vs. Kashirina
For Tatiana Kashirina and Ilya Ilyin, age, ethnicity, and nationality have no bearing on what they can accomplish.
The Triple Crown: The Ultimate Prize in Weightlifting
Do you know how many weightlifters have won championships in three different weight categories?
Learning How to Diagnose New Weightlifting Athletes Is Key
If you are running a club or program, technical and anatomical diagnosis should be your first step.
A Step-by-Step Guide to a Perfect Jerk
Here's exactly what you should be doing from start to finish to ensure a safe and successful lift.
Cutting Weight in Weightlifting: Is There a Better Way?
Athletes have died trying to make weight. Therefore, efforts at reform in this area crop up regularly.
7 Ways Stress Can Harm Weightlifting Technique
In a competition, it is often the psychological stress that will defeat you, not strength.
The Scientific Differences Between Weightlifting and Powerlifting
At first glance, the differences are obvious. But the two sports are more closely related than you may think.
Beyond the Bar Path: Reinforcing Movement Patterns in Weightlifting
Training a new weightlifter should involve the development of baseline athleticism.
The Difference Between Age and Maturation in Youth Weightlifters
What periods of development we can capitalize on, and what periods we must approach with caution?
What Separates a CrossFit Coach From a Weightlifting Coach?
I earned my CrossFit L1 in 2010 and for some reason thought I was qualified to coach lifts. I was horrible.
The 5 Best Olympic Weightlifting Shoes for Lifting and CrossFit
How do today's shoes stack up? We ranked them in five categories so you can choose the shoe that’s best for you.
An Easy Method to Teach a Perfect Weightlifting Start Position
Here's how we get a new athlete to approach the bar and simply set his or her back correctly without much thought.
Want a Bigger Jerk? It's All About the 2-Phase Dip
These two phases may not be distinct to the onlooker, but they are as far as the muscles are concerned.
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