sports history

The sport of weightlifting is growing faster than the supporting structure, but it's a good problem to have.
While not prevalent in the USA, weightlifters have a surprising history of political activity abroad.
Excellence in weightlifting is not permanent. Neither is mediocrity.
Have you hit a wall in your deadlift progress? Mix this variation into your routine and start seeing gains again.
Choosing the correct competitive weight class in boxing involves factors unique to the sport.
Alan Mead built an impressive physique by turning his weaknesses into strengths.
Take a cue from old-time strongmen to build solid total-body strength and mobility.
On the hunt for new moves to improve your strength? Check out this classic exercise that's likely new to you.
Dresdin Archibald is a 63-year-old weightlifter, accountant, and international referee. Here are twelve of his articles to educate and fascinate you.
The observance of the MLK holiday got me thinking about the history and future of black athletes in the sport of Olympic weightlifting. While small in number, they have been great in impact.
College and professional football players are getting bigger every year. In fact, the average lineman from 2011 outweighs his counterpart from 1942 by over forty pounds. Why is this?
Women have been competing in weightlifting on the international level for 25 years now. How have things developed in that time? And where will another 25 years take women in this sport?
The Last Headbangers has something for everyone: the most avid fan, the cultural historian, and even the disinterested family member. An honest and enlightening look at the heart of football.
Women have been weightlifting in the Olympics since 2000, but what did it take for them to get there? Let's look at equipment, competition, and politics from 1970 to present day.
In decades past women would never dream of competing in strength sports, and men did not encourage it. How did this all change? And why were women welcomed in the world of weightlifting?
Women could not compete in weightlifting in the Olympics until 2000 and in boxing until 2012. Some women are literally risking their lives to be in the Olympics and represent their countries.
As the Olympics approach let's look back at the evolution of swimming since the 1896 Games, and also what are the "must watch" events on the Olympic swimming event schedule.