The Olympic Weightlifting Primer
If you've caught the weightlifting bug, here's all you need to know to get started.
Advice for the Newbie Weightlifter
Bewildered and discouraged at your start in weightlifting? Here are some ways to improve like a pro, even if you're brand new.
A Roadmap and Game Plan for Your Next Weightlifting Meet
Your preparation going into your next meet is as essential to your success as strength.
3 of the Best: This Week's Top Articles, Vol. 14
These pieces have caught your attention throughout the week. So here they are in one place for you to consume, digest, and enjoy.
Breaking Muscle HQ
The Complete Snatch Warm Up
Deconstruct your lift during the warm up to develop precision and speed.
World Champion Weightlifters Are Just Like Us
A newbie might expect to see blinding speed and perfect technique at Worlds. But that is not always the case.
The 1st Pull In Weightlifting: Go Fast Or Slow?
The first pull in the snatch or clean tends to either be slow or fast, so it is all about the transition when it comes to lifting heavy weight.
How to Perform a Powerful Kettlebell Dead Snatch
Few exercises compare to the expression of strength and power you can develop with this movement.
The Top 10 Olympic Weightlifting Articles of 2014
Learn about technique, programming, recovery, and more in our most popular weightlifting articles.
Breaking Muscle HQ
An Easy Method to Teach a Perfect Weightlifting Start Position
Here's how we get a new athlete to approach the bar and simply set his or her back correctly without much thought.
4 Weeks to Bigger Lifts with Olympian Chad Vaughn
Overhead stability, bar path, extension, and head movement are guide this initial program and lead towards all of the variations and progressions.
An Analysis of Interesting Weightlifting Records and Trends
Did you know that the average junior world record is 97.5% of the corresponding senior world record?
All You Need to Know About Getting Started with Kettlebells
If you’re new to kettlebell training or thinking you want to set up a home gym and use them, then this article is for you.
2 Effective Methods of Getting Your Lifts Off the Ground
Is the consistency of the "get set" method better? Or the risk and reward of the "dive" method?
Heavy Snatch Session (Athlete Journal 26)
I spent all week preparing for a heavy snatch session on Saturday, and was pleased with the results.
3 Ways to Vary The Kettlebell Snatch Test for All Around Fitness
You may have done the ten minute Secret Service Snatch Test. But have you tried mixing up the time frame or weight?
Why to Include Weightlifting in Your Warm Ups
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.
Learning and Training the Proper Technique for the Barbell Snatch
The snatch is a challenging, yet rewarding, lift to master. But, it does take time to learn the proper technique.
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