Team placing strategy can often conflict with individual ambitions. Let's break down how this can happen.
The training program is only a part of the process of developing a weightlifter. A large part of the magic lies in the implementation of the plan.
As the saying goes, “Success leaves clues.” So, let’s look at the old-time strongmen and see if we can get them to come up with a clue or two for us.
You think the only Brazilian sports worth mentioning are fútbol or beach volleyball? Jorge Califrer is pioneering the sport of weightlifting in Brazil.
Weight is important. But speed of movement is an informative index to evaluate efficacy of training.
Complacency and lack of consideration of all aspects of competition can cost you many kilos on your total.
Many lifters pull the bar upward unevenly. This is not ideal. In weightlifting, symmetry is everything.
CrossFit Games powerhouse Craig Kenney will be joining the Philadelphia Founders NPFL team.
When I entered the competitive world, I really had no idea. After three years, I’m sharing what I’ve learned.
Weightlifting does not really have a competitive season. So the question arises for newcomers: "How often should we compete?"
Is the consistency of the "get set" method better? Or the risk and reward of the "dive" method?
We must make sure the sport is appealing and safe for the child - and matches the parent’s expectations.
Great bars and bumpers are a given. But what other factors should be considered when opening your own weightlifting gym?
Recently, I came across a joke specific to our sport that will get a nervous laugh, especially for those of masters age.
Dave's upcoming book is on the bent press, an old technique which allows more weight overhead than most every other movement.
Every so often we get somebody drifting into our sport who thinks he is going to get rich.
Looking back from my current stage of life, much has now changed for youth weightlifters.