Five Common Mistakes to Avoid at Your First Weightlifting Meet – BarBend

If you’re new to weightlifting and enjoy it, that’s a good sign. As you train for a while, it gets tempting to push to your limits and find out what your best snatch and clean & jerk really are. When your lifts are going well, you should embrace your increasing strength by hitting up a local weightlifting competition. 

The best part of local meets is that you don’t have to qu…….

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IWF Executive Board meets virtually to discuss key matters – International Weightlifting Federation –

September 04, 2022

IWF Executive Board meets virtually to discuss key matters

The new International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Executive Board (EB) met virtually to discuss a number of pressing matters that will support the continued development of the federation. 

The upcoming IWF Athletes’ Commission (AC) election was discussed as Commission Chair Fo…….

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Best Weightlifting Belts – Morning Chalk Up

A variety of weightlifting belts. Credit: Garage Gym Reviews

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If you’ve ever seen someone deadlift in weightlifting shoes or back squat in running shoes, you know that athletes occasionally misuse gear or use the wrong equipment at the wrong time!


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Georgia LB Nolan Smith questions Tim Tebow’s weightlifting: “Can he really still squat 500?” – The Comeback

The annual SEC Media Days are always good for some notable quotes, and Georgia Bulldogs’ linebacker Nolan Smith certainly delivered several of those Wednesday. In an interview with Peter Burns of SEC Network, Smith started by discussing how the reigning national champion Bulldogs view the target on their backs.

Smith then moved on to di…….

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Owen facing tough life choices in pursuit of weightlifting dream – Yahoo Eurosport UK

Ed Owen is in the rare position of choosing his university alongside progressing his weightlifting dream.

By Tom Masters, Sportsbeat

Guildford’s Edward Owen is at the age where many have to make key life choices but few have to factor weightlifting training into their university planning.

The 18-year-old, who started weightlifting after watching YouTube clips of the Olympic…….

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These Are Eight of the Best Weightlifting Exercises You Need to Strengthen Your Jerk – BarBend

Olympic weightlifting will present you with many challenges on your journey. While the clean & jerk is one of the two main lifts, it actually consists of two separate movements in and of itself. The jerk — when you send a barbell flying off your collarbones and to arm’s length — is considered one of the most challenging aspects of the sport.

The clean & jerk go together on…….

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