olympic weightlifting

Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week's popular topics: Olympic weightlifting, Erwan Le Corre, Bruce Lee, and more!
Some people may not want to hear this, but the younger you are, the faster you are going to learn the Olympic lifts. The time to start is now.
The push press has seen a resurgence of late, but does it have a place in weightlifting? Did Paul Anderson really push press 435lbs? And do you actually know how to do it properly?
For decades I’ve been hearing the complaints about technique coaching and training the snatch and clean and jerk. Here's why you need technique and there's no excuse for skipping over it.
Even when you miss a lift at one weight, it doesn't always mean you're not capable of doing more. The key is knowing when to make that call. Here's what happened when one of my lifters did just that.
Women have been weightlifting in the Olympics since 2000, but what did it take for them to get there? Let's look at equipment, competition, and politics from 1970 to present day.
As Olympic weightlifting becomes more popular, you might want to seek out a specialized coach. But how do you pick a good coach? What should you look for? Here are some tips.
Currently my training is about recovering from getting the metal bar out of my wrist. It's hard to watch other people lift when I can't. Here's some video of my one-armed snatch, though!
If you are a coach you need to be able to detect subtle actions in your student's lifts. Watch both of these videos and see if you can notice the difference.
Bob Hoffman. Google. Bud Charniga. Greg Everett. Jim Schmitz. Mikhail Gorbachev. CrossFit. Barry Bonds. These and more are what weightlifters should offer thanks for this thanksgiving.
What does the future of fitness hold? Will CrossFit or the Globo-Gyms win out? Will we be swinging from trees doing Primal Move and parkour? Here are my predictions for what's coming for us all.
As a coach, it's great to see progress in your students. Here is a video of one of my lifter's first lessons, compared with a meet three weeks later.
In decades past women would never dream of competing in strength sports, and men did not encourage it. How did this all change? And why were women welcomed in the world of weightlifting?
Time for a history lesson and a trip back to the early days of strength sports. Find out where your sports came from and what strange movements and rules they used to include.
Even if you just started lifting, you can probably tell that small tweaks in your technique make all the difference. This week we compare a failed snatch with a successful one.
At what percentage of your 1RM power clean do you output the most power? If you are training to develop power, that would be useful to know. Science can now tell you the answer.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. Hot topics this week include heavy lifting for women, Olympic weightlifting, and Corey Reed!