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USA Weightlifting Moves to Hawaii

USA Weightlifting Moves to Hawaii Ahead of 2020 Olympic Games. Here’s Why

The 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo (occurring in 2021) will be bittersweet for athletes. In March, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that international spectators wouldn't be allowed to attend. The news wasn't a complete shock amid the global COVID-19 pandemic. Still, it was nonetheless disappointing as many competitors won't...

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Plank Exercise Guide

Plank Exercise Guide – Bodyweight and Weighted Plank

The plank is a foundational core strengthening exercise that can be done using bodyweight or weighted variations. This movement has a wide array of variations and alternatives to challenge strength, power, and fitness athletes and have a direct application to...

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Weightlifting Basics

What Is Weightlifting?

Weightlifting is a weight-classed strength sport. In competitive weightlifting, there needs to be a focus on balance of strength in the snatch and clean & jerk. An athlete’s platform success is comprised of the two competition lifts and these lifts include the,

  • Snatch
  • Clean & Jerk

Out of every strength sport, weightlifting tends to be regarded as the most technical and tough to pick up. Whether you’re setting records or brand new to the sport, this page will serve as your all-in-one weightlifting home!

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2020 Asian Weightlifting Championships World Records

The rescheduled 2020 Asian Weightlifting Championships (AWC) are taking place in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, from April 16-25, 2021, and will likely be remembered as a demolition derby of world records. Many of the athletes across the field in both the men's...

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