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These five women are thriving coaches in the sport of Olympic weightlifting.
A mature athlete's guide for adjusting training to accommodate the merciless Father Time.
Top American lifters will be forced to find a new program as of September 30, 2016.
The world of Olympic weightlifting was forever changed by the greatest lifter of all time.
In an era of rampant doping, what would happen to the sport if drug tested resulted in a level playing field?
Media charades to discourage the use of performance-enhancing drugs caused more harm than good.
The conversation about performance-enhancing drug use in sport is riddled with truths and lies.
Plyometrics are a classic way to build explosive power.
Think twice before calling someone a "dumb jock."
Use these six exercises to build a bulletproof upper back.
Deconstruct your lift during the warm up to develop precision and speed.
A newbie might expect to see blinding speed and perfect technique at Worlds. But that is not always the case.
What you do in the days leading up to competition is crucial for hitting your biggest lifts on the day.
These pieces have caught your attention throughout the week. So here they are in one place for you to consume, digest, and enjoy.
Bodyweight numbers and strength - what does the math say?
For the most success, avoid these critical oversights when setting your training goals.
My groin and elbow were much better this week. I'm starting to feel like I might have a fighting chance.
The power snatch from blocks below the knee is an exercise to help improve the speed of the barbell throughout the pull.