Articles in Olympic Weightlifting
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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
Counteracting Imbalance: How Your Split Jerk is Affecting Your Stability


I'm probably the first to admit that there are lots of weightlifting coaches out there with more knowledge about the bar than me. That being said,... Continue reading
Weightlifting News: Issue 152


Upcoming National Meets September 8-10 AO Series 3 (Grand Rapids, MI) December 7-10 AO Championships (Anaheim, CA)   Upcoming International M... Continue reading
Dealing With Gym Situations That Make You Want To Quit


I know a lot of weightlifters. I’ve been in this sport forever, so I have a lot of conversations with lifters and coaches about how their traini... Continue reading
12 Steps to A Successful Event


Hosting an event can be energizing and fulfilling. It can build community, keep your regular clients happy, and even bring in new business. But events... Continue reading
Weightlifting News: Issue 151


Upcoming National Meets September 8-10 AO Series 3 (Grand Rapids, MI) December 7-10 AO Championships (Anaheim, CA)   Upcoming International... Continue reading
Odd Movements, Physical Therapy, and Weightlifting Hypochondria


The last 30 years have brought about a lot of changes in Olympic weightlifting. That’s not a surprising statement, obviously. Almost anything wi... Continue reading
When You’re Not Behind the Curtain: A Spectator’s Perspective of Coaching at a National Event


A few weekends ago, my wife and I took a trip to Chicago. We left my older son with my mom and headed south from our hotel to go watch a couple of the... Continue reading
Weightlifting News: Issue 150


Upcoming National Meets July 28-31 AO Series 2 (Miami, FL) September 8-10 AO Series 3 (Grand Rapids, MI) December 7-10 AO Championships (Anaheim,... Continue reading
How Weightlifters Develop the Same Personalities as their Coaches


Let’s talk a little bit about the personality dynamics we see in our glorious life of Olympic weightlifting, shall we? As I write this article, ... Continue reading
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