Articles in Olympic Weightlifting
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People Who Should Quit Weightlifting


I have a funny Shaquille O’Neal story. Want to hear it? Okay, here it goes. I once had a buddy who played against Shaq when he was in college. M... Continue reading
Know your History: Who are USAW's Women Olympians?


In 2012, I was talking with one of Team USA’s top Junior lifters. He asked me, “Carissa, did you ever lift?” Another lifter the same... Continue reading
Beyond Scaling for Adaptive Athletes


The increased number of athletes choosing to use Olympic weightlifting and CrossFit as avenues for continued sport has shown a coaching need for progr... Continue reading
Weightlifting News: Issue 154


Upcoming National Meets December 7-10 AO Championships (Anaheim, CA)   Upcoming International Meets October 21-28 Youth Pan Ams (Cali, Co... Continue reading
Your Checklist for a Weightlifting Comeback (You’re Gonna Need It)


Let’s talk about comebacks, shall we? A comeback is any situation where you return to success after being knocked down to the bottom. Those knoc... Continue reading
Conditioning and Weightlifting: Some Thoughts on the Confusion


There’s a lot of talk about weightlifting, conditioning, CrossFit, and how they can all fit together if you want to do everything. The goal of t... Continue reading
How to Prevent Coaching Burnout


Many coaches get off by telling the world how many hours they've worked that day or how they haven't had a vacation in years. While there is s... Continue reading
Becoming a Better Desk Job Weightlifter


Everything about a desk job, with the exception of practicing how to sit and rest, works against your ability to become the best weightlifter you can ... Continue reading
Weightlifting News: Issue 153


Upcoming National Meets December 7-10 AO Championships (Anaheim, CA)   Upcoming International Meets October 21-28 Youth Pan Ams (Cali, Co... Continue reading
Using Bodybuilding for Olympic Weightlifting…Seriously


Let me describe a standard path-towards-Olympic-weightlifting that happened frequently during the era I started in the sport. Back in the 1980s and 90... Continue reading
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