The impressive feats of strength keeping rolling off of Lü Xiaojun Barbell's Instagram feed. On May 16, 2022, a new post showed weightlifter Lu Delin performing a 180-kilogram (396.8-pound) hang snatch — a hefty accomplishment from the 81-kilogram athlete. Although Delin's lift was a hang snatch rather than the full...Read more
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,...Read more
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,
- 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!
The 2022 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships in Heraklion, Greece, concluded on May 10, 2022. In the Women's 71-kilogram category, 2021 IWF Junior world champion Olivia Reeves of the USA attempted to defend her title. She ultimately finished...Read more
The 2022 IWF Junior World Championships have come to a close. The contest opened on May 2 and closed on May 10 in Heraklion, Greece and saw multiple Junior world records fall. Hampton Morris in the 61-kilogram class hit a...Read more
On the final day of the 2022 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships in Heraklion, Greece, Iranian weightlifter Alireza Yousefi put on a record-breaking performance. The superheavyweight won the gold by a 28-kilogram margin and set a new Junior...Read more
Bohdan Hoza (109KG) Snatches Junior World Record of 195 Kilograms at 2022 IWF Junior World Championships
Another Junior snatch World Record has fallen at the 2022 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships, taking place May 2-10, 2022, in Heraklion, Greece. Bohdan Hoza of Ukraine won gold in the 109-kilogram weight category with a 410-kilogram (903.9-pound) total....Read more
Another world record is threatened in the gym. Bulgaria's Karlos Nasar, who competes in the 81-kilogram weight class, had quite the training session on May 6, 2022. He took to his Instagram page to share a video wherein he clean...Read more
Rizki Juniansyah (73KG) Sets Junior World Record Snatch of 156 Kilograms at 2022 IWF Junior World Championships
The 2022 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships, taking place May 2-10, 2022, in Heraklion, Greece, have seen history repeat itself. Rizki Juniansyah of Indonesia repeated as the Junior world champion at 73-kilograms and set a new Junior snatch...Read more