olympic weightlifting

Super heavyweights in weightlifting or powerlifting always seem to lift more and more as they get heavier. What gives?
Strength training veteran Charles Staley is here to answer our readers' questions about life and lifting.
Let’s do a comprehensive comparison and contrast between the power jerk and the split jerk.
Coaches, don't let the sun set on the potential of youth weightlifting before its potential is discovered.
This year's season is poised to be an exciting mix of big-name athletes and relative unknowns.
The physics of size and strength can help you determine your most competitive weight class.
For Tatiana Kashirina and Ilya Ilyin, age, ethnicity, and nationality have no bearing on what they can accomplish.
Choosing the correct competitive weight class in boxing involves factors unique to the sport.
Bookmark this page and make these articles your homework if you consider yourself a dedicated athlete or coach.
This week I worked on my weaknesses and took some advice from a friend about varying my squat stance.
Teaching kids how to do the Olympic lifts is different from teaching adults. Change your cues accordingly.
Do you know how many weightlifters have won championships in three different weight categories?
If you are running a club or program, technical and anatomical diagnosis should be your first step.
Here's exactly what you should be doing from start to finish to ensure a safe and successful lift.
Athletes have died trying to make weight. Therefore, efforts at reform in this area crop up regularly.
In a competition, it is often the psychological stress that will defeat you, not strength.
After a five-year hiatus, I’m going to do a weightlifting meet in May 2015.