olympic weightlifting

Schools insist on equality of result. No one fails and no one's self-esteem is damaged - and no one is prepared for real life.
James Tatum only started weightlifting in 2011. Here he performs a tough weightlifting complex at over double bodyweight.
Prior to a national weightlifting competition, I took a non-traditional approach to my training. What follows is an outline of the program I created.
Soon I turn 32, but I am stronger than I've ever been (except for a moment in college when I was thirty pounds heavier and squatting three inches higher).
It is often possible to catch yourself, take a breath, and recover. At other times you may pass out.
Don't ignore the lifts because you aren't able to reap the benefits right now. Use your warm up as a place to perfect your technique.
Most of this week was spent working on mobility and trying to alleviate aches and pains, but it was worth it.
It's now time to ramp up our efforts at cycling specialization, but it is a mistake to turn our backs on weight training.
Willpower is the ability to regulate your actions, to direct yourself to achieve goals, and to overcome obstacles.
2014 has gotten off to a rocky start, but that's not going to stop me from competing in BJJ and Olympic weightlifting.
This week was the week of my tournament. I was excited and ready for it, but unfortunately my elbow didn't feel the same way.
Most laypersons will bet that weightlifters have little jumping ability. They are just too big and slow, right? This is now refuted frequently, but the Soviets actually refuted it decades ago.
As a lifelong follower of weightlifting, I can say interest in the sport is at an all-time high. So there will continue to be a need for competent instruction.
I've got a sore elbow, but overall it was a good week of preparation for my upcoming meet, which is only two weeks away now.
Traditionally, work is measured in total kilos lifted. In fact it depends on three things: the bodyweight of the lifter, the skill level of the lifter, and the particular exercise performed.
For Nat Arem, founder of Hookgrip, the barbell and the camera go hand in hand. Read on to learn more about Nat and see a sample of his Olympic weightlifting photography.
My next competition is in a little less than three weeks. I had some pain in my elbow and groin this week, but my clean is coming along fine and my legs have gotten stronger.