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.
Deadlifts, low-bar back squats, and kettlebell swings are a great way to utilize the posterior chain.
There are a few key positions to consider when moving the bar from the clean to a powerful jerk.
Don't let the red plates freak you out and instead use them to your advantage.
Bodyweight numbers and strength - what does the math say?
It is easy to point out fault in an athlete's technique, but coaching that person toward better skills is all about communication.
The overhead press is starting to regain popularity for a good reason - it is the perfect way to build upper body stability and strength.
This strategy will flat out make you strong, even beyond the walls of the weight room.
Power jerking might not have a place in competitive weightlifting, but for the general athlete, it might be just what you need to gain a powerful edge.
Many coaches have written off static stretching from their programs, but you should reconsider adding it to your routine.
Rising standards, height, and body composition in the realm of female weightlifters, examined.
Find out what percentage of zone lifts provide the best conditioning for your goals.
Don't let the weightlifting enthusiasm in your youth slip through your fingers, instead learn how to keep them engaged.
Olympic weightlifting is as popular as ever, and there are some common mistakes in the clean that need to corrected to stay safe.
Strength training veteran Charles Staley is here to answer our readers' questions about life and lifting.
A recent study weighs the differences and benefits of Strongman training and traditional resistance training.
Tangible numbers are not the only indicators of progress and you, as a coach, need to know why.