olympic weightlifting

Flexibility is required for effective mobility. Mobility is end range strength training. There's no downside to have it all.
It's a shame to see a lifter pull a huge weight but not quite make the lockout. Here are some of the causes and solutions.
Top officials are well into retirement age while the generation that should be replacing them is often missing in action.
The snatch is a challenging, yet rewarding, lift to master. But, it does take time to learn the proper technique.
Each sport has its own requirements for body composition, and that is what makes different sporting disciplines unique.
A more methodical approach to our training will give us a chance to process what’s going on and get more out of every rep.
The absence of ten dominating countries had interesting effects on the overall field.
Learn a little history about competitive strength sports while pondering the question. Can you be competitive at both?
Olympic-style weightlifting movements are among the most explosive movements you can perform in the weight room, as explosive as a vertical jump.
Strength needs to be integrated into many other training modalities to have relevance. Olympic lifting transforms strength into speed.
Nations with doping cultures must continue to be heavily sanctioned if the sport is to continue to grow.
Full lifts are, especially for young and beginner athletes, an excellent strategy to facilitate the acquisition of fundamental motor skills while fostering optimal physical development.
The benefits of catching the bar in Olympic weightlifting are not emphasized nearly enough for the value they can bring to athletes in other disciplines.
If you want to put up big numbers, it doesn't hurt to come from a line of people who have done the same.
This is not a sport that can be taken lightly or approached with indifference.
The thinking person’s barbell sport is poised for another surge in popularity.
Many athletes realize that Olympic-style weightlifting is not just weightlifting