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USA Weightlifting 2023 North American Open Series Schedule Revealed

Olympic weightlifting in 2023 is fast approaching. On Nov. 1, 2022, USA Weightlifting (USAW) released the dates and locations for the 2023 North American Open Series (NAOSs) and National University Championships (NUC), and the Friendship Cup. For the first time since becoming a contest series in 2017, this competition circuit...

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11 Arm Exercises Olympic Weightlifters Should Be Doing

11 Arm Exercises Olympic Weightlifters Should Be Doing

Olympic weightlifters rely heavily on leg, back and pressing strength, with accessory movements being integrated to bring up weak muscle groups, improve any asymmetries and imbalances, and enhance a lifer’s injury resilience. Arm training, especially the triceps, biceps, and forearms,...

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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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How to Watch the 2022 Asian Weightlifting Championships

How to Watch the 2022 IWF Asian Weightlifting Championships

The International Weightlifting Federation's (IWF) Asian Weightlifting Championships (AWC) are set to take place from Oct. 6-16, 2022, in Manama, Bahrain. While the event is known for its particularly fierce competition, the 2022 AWC should be particularly exciting for fans...

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