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... Technique Matters in Olympic Weightlifting   How Stress Impacts Strength and Motor Skills Ironically, ... thrives under higher arousal levels than those optimal in weightlifting.   RELATED: The Scientific Differences Between Weightlifting and Powerlifting   So what creates all this ...
... much of a role model. If you want to get good at weightlifting and take control of your fitness, it might be better to use ... my article about How to Manage Depression with Weightlifting, I go over not only my own struggles with depression, but how I ... with success.    Everyday my own Olympic weightlifting athletes have to get on the platform, grab the bar, and attempt ...
The coaching of weightlifting is frequently misrepresented. For those thinking of entering the ... with the recently perceived kinesthesia.     Weightlifting is a sport and as such, requires the constant monitoring and ... who wish to remain at the fan level of involvement with weightlifting.    But for active participants, the evaluation of ...
... previously on how the United States lost its monopoly on weightlifting supremacy in the 1950s. This was a blow to the ego, especially in ...
As any keen reader of Breaking Muscle’s Olympic weightlifting articles has probably figured out by now, I am greatly interested in questions concerning weightlifting anthropometry, namely the ideal height and body composition for ...
... the weight and sex categories.    Understanding Weightlifting Categories Before we start we should probably define the age groups. The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) age rules work like they do in horseracing. The ...
As a weightlifting coach, I am always looking to improve my knowledge. Finding new ... we will reflect on the process of development within weightlifting and compare it to how development is structured in other sports. ... looking to develop youths into the competitive scene of weightlifting.       Using Reflection for the Greater ...
... they can truly dedicate their time to specializing in weightlifting? Something that every child needs to learn is their ABCs. Nope, ... and knee extension (as displayed in most sports, including weightlifting). You can also have the children do reverse bear crawls, adding ...
When I first started Olympic weightlifting, there were very few choices for weightlifting shoes. It was basically Adidas...or Adidas! And they were NOT ... and being healthy.   However:   Olympic Weightlifting and Powerlifting are SPORTS, not just ways to get ...
After watching the 2014 World Weightlifting Championships, I noticed two of the biggest stars of that ... are two athletes who have managed to climb to enormous weightlifting heights while we wonder where all that time ... day.   READ MORE: An Analysis of Interesting Weightlifting Records and Trends   Both had days that lifters can only ...
The road to success in Olympic weightlifting is often a complex one to navigate. There are many routes to ... good reason. This is the fundamental premise of Olympic weightlifting. Hit full extension of the hips, and everything else will flow ... these points down, get them consistent. Why do you think weightlifting competitions for young lifters award points for technique? It is ...
I am often asked, when should one use Olympic-style weightlifting exercises in the training of competitive athletes, especially at ... name a few) and explosive strength training (Olympic-style weightlifting, plyometrics, throwing exercises) all year-round but they should ...
... have seen a rekindled interest in and passion for Olympic weightlifting. Often confused with powerlifting, and sometimes even bodybuilding, Olympic weightlifting is one of the best ways to develop explosive movements for ... we will develop a plan for success.   Olympic weightlifting has seen a resurgence in popularity in recent years [Photo ...
Recently, I got into a discussion with some of our local weightlifting administrators as to whether weightlifting is or is not a team sport. It is easy for the pros of this ...
When someone from weightlifting is interviewed by the media, he or she often feels the necessity ... one good attempt at discussing the soft requirements of weightlifting and that was done by the IWF itself in a book authored by its ... Romanian coach Lazar Baroga.   This book was entitled Weightlifting: Fitness for All Sports. It had a chapter on the mental side ...
A never-ending debate in many sports, but especially in weightlifting, concerns when a young athlete should begin training in the ... or 18, before they could think of starting a competitive weightlifting program, i.e., finished puberty. (If you were female you ...
... for the Start and Bottom in Olympic Weightlifting (Video)   In the video below I run you through ...