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Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. The popular topics this week include overtraining, Olympic lifting, parenting, and more!
Greg Everett thinks the future of American weightlifting is in the hands of the upcoming generation of coaches and athletes. So what do they need to know? Greg lays it all out.
One of the functions of the coaching eye is to detect an error during the heat of battle. If you see your lifter making an error that is correctible, how do you help them fix it?
Sarah Robles takes the title of strongest woman at the 2012 American Record Makers Competition, with a 135 clean and jerk.
We have four new coaches here at Breaking Muscle - a literal world-class line up: Bob Takano, Charles Staley, Hannah Caldas, and Jon Kolaska.
Check out this short video of a new lifter snatching with 104 kg. If you watch carefully, you'll see his mistake - which Bob Takano calls "the dirty bop."
Olympic weightlifting can be scary. Sometimes people drop bars on their heads. Learn these sure-fire ways to avoid hurting yourself (and avoid falling dinosaurs) while weightlifting.
In Holley's second journal entry she talks about the difference between training at home in Columbus and training with the other athletes at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week - post-workout nutrition, awesome featured athletes, mushy love letters, and more!
It's been a long and torrid relationship. It's had ups and down, brilliant moments and dark periods. But, in the end, my love remains true, so I share my love letters to my snatch.
You don't have 20 hours per week to spend in the gym. You don't have the ability to workout twice a day, 6 days a week, and once on Sunday. And yet you want fast progress!
We all know the phrase, "Wax on. Wax off." But have you really THOUGHT about what it means? In terms of your own training and the patience required? The Karate Kid had it right.
For Gwen Sisto not weightlifting has never been an option. From aerospace engineering, to MIT, to motherhood, Gwen has met all her challenges head on, and with a few weightlifting medals, too.
We've been led to believe the best qualities of geeks and the best qualities of jocks are diametrically opposed. That's B.S. The best Olympic lifters are equal parts geek AND jock.
Eva Twardokens, world-class skier and original CrossFitter, shares how Olympic weightlifting rid her of her competition demons and how she coaches her clients to be their best.
Starting today, every Sunday we will be posting a list of the previous week's seven most popular articles. Find out what everybody is reading on BreakingMuscle.com!
Last week, I wrote up all the primary reasons you should at least own a pair of straps if you plan to lift heavy weight. This week review the top 4 straps on the market.