You have to do a certain amount of every lift to ensure strength and skill development. But how do you know which is weakest and how to adapt your training?
What are you doing with all those numbers in your lifting journal? Do you know the formulas you should be using to plan your training?
There is a phenomenon in CrossFit that is remarkably consistent across all time zones, borders, and accents. It’s the hitch and bounce.
First, I’m going to tell you how a warm up should go. Then, I’m going to discuss all the factors you aren't considering that might have you get injured.
Watching fellow lifters perform can be problematic. Get used to being watched, but don’t watch too many failures.
The training program is only a part of the process of developing a weightlifter. A large part of the magic lies in the implementation of the plan.
Team placing strategy can often conflict with individual ambitions. Let's break down how this can happen.
You think the only Brazilian sports worth mentioning are fútbol or beach volleyball? Jorge Califrer is pioneering the sport of weightlifting in Brazil.
Weight is important. But speed of movement is an informative index to evaluate efficacy of training.
Complacency and lack of consideration of all aspects of competition can cost you many kilos on your total.
Many lifters pull the bar upward unevenly. This is not ideal. In weightlifting, symmetry is everything.
Weightlifting does not really have a competitive season. So the question arises for newcomers: "How often should we compete?"
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