Weightlifting

Shi Zhiyong 190kg power clean and jerk

Watch 69kg Weightlifter Shi Zhiyong’s Insane 190kg Power Clean and Jerk

In a nation with some of the strongest weightlifters on Earth, Shi Zhiyong is one of the brightest stars. The 24-year-old weightlifter competes in the -69kg weight class and just made a pretty darn impressive lift in training. It...
Watch 2018 USAW National Championships

How to Watch the 2018 USA Weightlifting National Championships

Less than a day remains until the kick off of the 2018 USA Weightlifting National Championships.This year's National Championships are taking place in Overland Park, Kansas and will begin on May 24th and run through May 27th. Fortunately, for...
Sarah Robles Pan Am Championships

Sarah Robles Earns Two Golds and a Silver At Pan Am Weightlifting Championships

Today marks last day of the 2018 Senior Pan American Weightlifting Championships.Earlier today, +90kg weightlifter Sarah Robles secured multiple medals for Team USA. Robles ended up going 5/6 on the day and was dubbed the 2018 Pan Am Champion for...
Wes Kitts 212kg clean and jerk

-105kg Weightlifter Wes Kitts Wins Gold at 2018 Pan Ams

Wes Kitts has done it. After earning silver at last year’s Pan American Weightlifting Championships, the 27-year-old weightlifter returned to the contest to take first place in the extremely competitive -105kg weight class.Kitts, who is coached by Dave Spitz...
Harrison Maurus Pan Am Championships

Harrison Maurus Puts Up Big Numbers In First International Competition At 85kg

The 2018 Senior Pan American Weightlifting Championships are currently taking place in Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic. The Championships kicked off on the 12th and run through the 18th, so if you're interested in watching the live stream, then time...
Mattie Rogers 2018 Senior Pan Am Championships

USA Weightlifting’s Mattie Rogers (69kg) Takes Silver At 2018 Pan Ams

Yesterday, we wrote about USA Weightlifting's athletes CJ Cummings and Caitlin Hogan putting on stellar performances at the 2018 Senior Pan American Weightlifting Championships. Without giving too many spoilers we'll just say multiple medals were won and some records...
Varbanov Snatch

Canadian Weightlifting National Championships: Who and How to Watch

The strongest athletes in Canada will be competing this weekend, May 19 & 20th, at the Canadian Weightlifting National Championships in Mississauga, Ontario at the University of Toronto – Mississauga campus.The live feed of the competition can be...

Brute Showdown Finale: Does the Bodybuilder, Weightlifter, CrossFitter, or Powerlifter Win?

"Actually, I really suck at soccer. I got kicked out when I was about 9 years old, the coach said I was too aggressive with the other kids when they'd come after the ball, so I think the last...
CJ Cummings & Caitlin Hogan Pan Am Championships

CJ Cummings Sets American Records, Caitlin Hogan Takes Silver At Pan Ams

Currently, USA Weightlifting is in Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic competing at the 2018 Senior Pan American Weightlifting Championships.The competition kicked off May 12th and runs through May 18th, so if you haven't checked out the live stream, then there's...

Klokov Press vs Military Press

Shoulder training is key for better performance in weightlifting, powerlifting, strongman, and competitive fitness sports. When determining which exercises to perform to build strength and muscle mass specific to sport specific movements, we must first understand the unique differences...

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The Nordic Ham Curl: Pros, Cons, and Benefits

Some exercises go through phases in the fitness industry. First, they’re thought of as useless and not functional, then they’re considered as incredible cure-alls,...

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