Weightlifting

Harrison Maurus PRs His Jerk With 200kg, Three Days Before Pan Ams

The 17-year-old weightlifting prodigy Harrison Maurus looks pretty dead set on breaking some records at next week’s Pan American Weightlifting Championships. Take a look at this behind the neck jerk of 200 kilograms (441 pounds) that he just hit in...

How to Watch the 2017 Senior Pan American Weightlifting Championships

The 2017 Senior Pan American Weightlifting Championships are set to kick off on Sunday, July 23rd and go through Thursday, July 27th. This competition will host some of the world's best weightlifters. If you want to watch the championships live,...

3 Tips for Pulling Under the Bar in Olympic Weightlifting

It’s not uncommon, especially in beginning lifters or lifters transferring to weightlifting after competing in other sports, to have difficulty getting under the bar while completing full snatches and cleans. After spending a relatively short amount of time with...

Aleksey Torokhtiy Plans to Power Jerk 260kg at the Reebok CrossFit Games

Ukrainian weightlifter, Olympic gold medalist, and occasional ballerina Aleksey Torokhtiy just posted a clip of a training session in which he power jerks a huge 250 kilograms. https://www.instagram.com/p/BWftkgvgTcT/?taken-by=torokhtiy This is a pretty darn serious accomplishment in its own right — the...

Watch Rob Blackwell’s Snatch Go from 90kg to 160kg (In One Video)

In strength sports you need three things to be successful and those are strategy, strength, and most importantly, consistency. A lot of athletes can't remain consistent for long periods of time, which inevitably slows their progress, or causes an...

Check Out Liao Hui’s Personalized Weightlifting Plates

It looks like one of China’s most successful weightlifters is taking his branding to the next level: Liao Hui has his own personalized weightlifting plates. Popular online weightlifting coach Yang Yang posted the following image to his Instagram: Liao ready...

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10 Exercises for Stronger, Healthier Scaps

If you want to be strong overhead, strong in general, you slouch a lot, or you'd just rather minimize the chances of injuring your shoulders, paying attention to the health and mobility of your scapulae — that's your shoulder...

How Soon Can I Squat After an ACL Tear?

Please note that the following article does not constitute medical advice. Speak to a licensed medical practitioner before starting an exercise program or any form of physical rehabilitation. Tearing the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the most common...

Wes Kitts Hits a 220kg Clean in Training, Closes in on American Record

Less than two weeks after the last update, we're putting together another article covering 105kg weightlifter Wes Kitts' impressive lifts. On June 27th, we reported on Kitts' new snatch and total personal records, which happened to surpass American records as well....

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Jerry Pritchett on Bridging the Gap Between Strongman & Powerlifting

Jerry Pritchett is renowned for his accomplishments in strongman, and for the last half decade, he's ranked among the world's best pros. He's competed...

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