A Michigan based news outlet is reporting that American weightlifting legend Norbert “Norb” Schemansky has died at 92. Click On Detroit reports that the Michigan native passed away Wednesday night while in hospice care.
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When we talk about history’s best weightlifters, the same names tend to pop up. Vasily Alekseyev, Norb Schemansky, Yury Vlasov — these guys are the pioneers of modern day weightlifting. They all set multiple world and
Recently, we examined some old weightlifting techniques that we rarely see on today’s competition platforms. The clean & press understandably fell out of fashion when it was eliminated from competition 1972. The continental clean still
The United States has a long history of success in international weightlifting, and during the mid-20th century, America was one of the most successful nations in the sport. American legends like Tommy Kono,
Last week, we highlighted some weightlifting techniques of yore. The split snatch, Continental clean, and clean & press were all used frequently back in the day, but have now gone by way of the Rolodex
Weightlifting has come a long way since its Olympic debut in 1896. A quick scroll on Instagram will show athletes from around the world trying to perfect just two movements, the snatch and