weightlifting

If I had a pound for every time I’m asked about Olympic weightlifting shoes, well, I’d be able to afford plenty more pairs of shoes. Here's everything you need to know about weightlifting shoes
Is the Outlaw Olympic Lifting Specialty Camp worth the time and money? Without a doubt, and here's why.
One question that most people have when they first start to learn the snatch is, "How wide should the grip be?" Here are the differences between the grips and how to determine the best width for you.
Just as in the clean, we now have another opportunity to take advantage of the springiness of the bar in order to complete the lift. Here's how you do it.
Weightlifting is often misunderstood by the general public and, sadly, by people in other sports as well. Here are the top ten biggest myths about weightlifting, and why they're totally untrue.
In order to get better at this lift, I assembled some highly regarded coaches from around the country and posed this question: “My overhead squat sucks. How can I fix it?”
There is a reason for standardized terminology, and that is so confusion is minimized. To help newer coaches, here is a list of useful weightlifting terms and exactly what they mean.
CT Fletcher is a six-time world champion in the bench press and strict press. Here are his tips for powerlifters. ***Profanity Warning***
My greatest day in weightlifting didn't come in competition. It came while lifting an everyday object in 1970 at a summer job. It seems to have been more impressive than my Olympic lifts ever were.
People my age have no business doing certain exercises. I think there should be a rating system for exercises, with some rated R for "restricted movement" and mature athletes just shouldn't do them.
Coach Peter is our nutrition expert, but he is also a big fan of strength training and Olympic weightlifting. His wish list is a great assortment of quality equipment any strength athlete would love.
While thinking about my shopping I thought of my fellow iron-heads and what they would appreciate under their trees. I propose the following gifts to make their 2013 lifting soar to new heights.
Greg Everett is well known for his books on Olympic weightlifting. Now Greg needs YOUR help. Can you help him come up with the perfect products to finish out his holiday wish list?
The push press has seen a resurgence of late, but does it have a place in weightlifting? Did Paul Anderson really push press 435lbs? And do you actually know how to do it properly?
For decades I’ve been hearing the complaints about technique coaching and training the snatch and clean and jerk. Here's why you need technique and there's no excuse for skipping over it.
Currently my training is about recovering from getting the metal bar out of my wrist. It's hard to watch other people lift when I can't. Here's some video of my one-armed snatch, though!
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?