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How can we compare the greatest sprinter and greatest swimmer in Olympic history?
If you've caught the weightlifting bug, here's all you need to know to get started.
Thoughts on my experience officiating at both the American and Canadian Weightlifting Olympic Trials.
Bewildered and discouraged at your start in weightlifting? Here are some ways to improve like a pro, even if you're brand new.
Your preparation going into your next meet is as essential to your success as strength.
Think twice before calling someone a "dumb jock."
Use these six exercises to build a bulletproof upper back.
Excellence in weightlifting is not permanent. Neither is mediocrity.
Make the transition from kettlebell exerciser to kettlebell athlete.
Deconstruct your lift during the warm up to develop precision and speed.
Timing and technique can make all the difference between nailing it and bailing out.
So you want to compete in strongman, but now what? Take these steps to build confidence for competition day.
A newbie might expect to see blinding speed and perfect technique at Worlds. But that is not always the case.
Most of the time, we’re physically able to shift the metal. We fail because we psych ourselves out.
What you do in the days leading up to competition is crucial for hitting your biggest lifts on the day.
Braced bending takes strong hands, a strong body, and tolerance of pain. Master it, and you’ll be able to perform a feat of strength few can match.
Even strong individuals find kettlebell sport lifting painful, frustrating, almost impossible in the beginning. That’s because they lack this one element.
When it comes to modes of lifting, our differences are not as significant as our similarities.