olympic weightlifting

Here's a look at where Olympic weightlifting has been and where it is going - from the perspectiveof an old-timer.
I’ve identified a problem many beginners have with learning the snatch, and I hope it will help other coaches, too.
You can learn anything in the world at the click of a mouse, but weightlifting should not be one of those things.
Many masters athletes come into the game already somewhat beat up and immobile from life. This program is designed to mobilize and improve performance.
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.
There are a few key positions to consider when moving the bar from the clean to a powerful jerk.
Don't let the red plates freak you out and instead use them to your advantage.
Put aside gender stereotypes and pick up a barbell, because weightlifting can be a woman's best friend.
Bodyweight numbers and strength - what does the math say?
It is easy to point out fault in an athlete's technique, but coaching that person toward better skills is all about communication.
The overhead press is starting to regain popularity for a good reason - it is the perfect way to build upper body stability and strength.
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.
Many coaches have written off static stretching from their programs, but you should reconsider adding it to your routine.
Rising standards, height, and body composition in the realm of female weightlifters, examined.
Find out what percentage of zone lifts provide the best conditioning for your goals.
This article will guide you through the decision-making process so you come out with the best bar for your needs.
Olympic weightlifting is as popular as ever, and there are some common mistakes in the clean that need to corrected to stay safe.