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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.
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.
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.
The Final Countdown: Strategies for Competition Week
What you do in the days leading up to competition is crucial for hitting your biggest lifts on the day.
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.
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