Articles in Olympic Weightlifting
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Life, the Universe, and Olympic Lifting: How I Discovered My Inner Athlete


When my mother asked me what I wanted for my forty-second birthday this year, my answer was quick and decisive—a definite change from my usual, ... Continue reading
The Romanian Deadlift: A discussion about the RDL and its usefulness for Olympic weightlifters


History The Romanian Deadlift (RDL) is one variation out of several to lift or pull the barbell up the body. Other pulls include conventional deadl... Continue reading
The Snatch pt 1


The snatch is the first of the two lifts contested in Olympic weightlifting in which the barbell is lifted from the floor to overhead in a single move... Continue reading
Power Position & Transition


The remarkable power found in the snatch, clean and jerk can be attributed primarily to a single, surprisingly brief portion of the entire movement: t... Continue reading
The Olympic Squat


The squat is foundational to the Olympic lifts as a position, a movement and an exercise. Without a well-developed and consistent squat, neither pulli... Continue reading
Women with Real Weights: An Interview with Aimee Anaya & Sage Burgener


This month we talk to a pair of weightlifters—one returning with newfound passion to the sport after a five-year retirement, the other on her fi... Continue reading
Yay Burpees! An Interview with Mike Burgener


This month we have the honor of an in¬terview with world-renowned Olympic Weightlifting coach, Mike Burgener. Those of you who know Coach B know t... Continue reading
Recipes: Issue 5


What about snacks? This is perhaps our most frequent question… and it is a bugger. Snacks tend to imply shelf life, portability, ease of both s... Continue reading
Recipes: Issue 4


BEEF: IT’S WHAT’S FOR BREAKFAST! OK, we know it seems odd. Beef doesn’t strike many as standard breakfast fare. Us¬ing leftov... Continue reading
From the Floor to Overhead


Squat right. Clean right. Put the bar over¬head. Repeat. That is usually my little formula for teaching people the basics of get¬ting strong. ... Continue reading
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