olympic weightlifting

This is Lydia Valentin, a Spanish weightlifter. It is simply the best example we have seen of keeping the bar close throughout the entire lift.
The snatch is a challenging, yet rewarding, lift to master. But, it does take time to learn the proper technique.
This week I switched up my normal training routine a bit to accommodate my work schedule, with good results.
Strategy is an important factor in weightlifting competition. I've seen many times where a more skilled strategist has been able to defeat a stronger opponent merely by monitoring these factors.
This was by far the best training week I’ve had this year, and it feels like my Brazilian jiu jitsu and weightlifting are coming together.
My work schedule is getting heavy, so I have to pick and choose my workout scheme carefully to make sure I maintain quality.
Dresdin Archibald is a 63-year-old weightlifter, accountant, and international referee. Here are twelve of his articles to educate and fascinate you.
Now that competition season is in full swing, I've started to focus on tightening up my diet, strength and conditioning, bodyweight, and my overall BJJ game.
Injury when weightlifting, like all other sports, is to be avoided. The instance of injury will be minimal if you take all possible steps that eliminate the chances for them to occur first place.
Despite a few days off, my training went well this week, with some progress in my back squat and front squat. My overall fitness also seems to be improving.
Back in 1980, my weightlifting athletes at the Olympic Training Center informed me that Randy Gardner, pairs figure skating champion was executing clean and jerks in the 200lb range.
I don't believe that weightlifting coaching for competition can be done properly online no matter how developed the quality of the medium. Here's why.
Since we spend roughly a third of our lives asleep, I think it is important that we understand this process more, especially with regard to recovery from physical exercise.
The heavy snow has made it harder to maintain my momentum during the current phase, but I finished out the final two weeks in spite of all the snow shoveling.
I think part of the reason I love lifting is the fact that it is a lifetime journey of learning and strength. Here are 25 things I've learned so far along the way.
Between two rest days this week and a rough snatch workout, I wasn't at 100 percent. Fortunately a good front squat session on Sunday saved my training week.
If you can make training more enjoyable, children are more likely to accept it. The priority is keeping the child engaged, moving well, and wanting to come back and do more.